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Writer Thulani Davis.

Writer ThulaniI (pronounced "tah-lawn-nee") Davis. Her new novel, "1959," is the story of a young black girl coming of age at the dawn of the civil rights movement. Davis' earlier works include reporting for The New York Times and The Washington Post, and writing the libretto for the opera "X: The Life and Times of Malcom X." ("1959" is published by Grove Weidenfeld.)


Other segments from the episode on February 13, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 13, 1992: Interview with David McCallum; Interview with Thulani Davis; Review of the film "The Hand that Rocks the Cradle."


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