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An Amiable Diversion.

Commentator Maureen Corrigan reviews "The Buccaneers," (Viking) the final novel by Edith Wharton. It was published as an unfinished novel after Wharton's death in 1937. Now it's been completed -- by scholar and novelist Marion Mainwaring -- and published again.

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Other segments from the episode on September 22, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 22, 1993: Interview with Maurice Sendak; Interview with Andrew Gowers; Review of Edith Wharton and Marion Mainwaring's novel "The Buccaneers."

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