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Journalist Pete Hamill Feels Ready for Novels

Hamill's first book of fiction is called Loving Women, about a man who joins the Navy in the 1950s. Hamill wrote for a number of New York City newspapers, and recently left the New York Post after an editorial dispute.

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Other segments from the episode on May 12, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 12, 1989: Interview with Rosabeth Moss Kanter; Commentary on classic swing tunes; Interview with Pete Hamill; Review of Sarah Payne Stuart's novel "Men in Trouble."

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