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Journalist Turned Novelist Ward Just.

Writer Ward Just. Just's new novel, "The Translator," is a thriller set in Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Just has written nearly a dozen other novels, including "Jack Gance" and "The American Ambassador." Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Just was a journalist, covering the Vietnam War for Newsweek. ("The translator" is published by Houghton Mifflin). (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)

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Other segments from the episode on September 25, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 25, 1991: Interview with Ward Just; Review of Sergey Prokofiev's album "Prokofiev Plays Prokofiev"; Interview with Claire Bloom; Review of Anne Tyler's novel …

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