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Writer Nancy Mairs on Living "Waist-High in the World"

Mairs is the author of several books, including "Ordinary Time," "Voice Lessons," and "Plaintext." In many of her books she deals openly and honestly about the progression of her multiple sclerosis, and it's effect on her life and marriage. Her latest book is "Waist-High in the World."

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Other segments from the episode on January 21, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 21, 1997: Interview with Nancy Mairs; Review of Stanley Cavell's book "Contesting Tears."

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