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An African American in Senegal.

Novelist Reginald McKnight. His first novel,"Moustapha's Eclipse" was praised for its original voice about the struggle for black identity. It also won the 1988 Drue Heinz Literature Prize. McKnight has a new novel, "I Get On the Bus," (published by Little, Brown).

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Other segments from the episode on June 21, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 21, 1990: Interview with Maxine Hong Kingston; Commentary on Maurice Starr; Interview with Reginald McKnight; Review of the film "Gremlins II: The New Batch."

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