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Mystery Novelist Janwillem van de Wetering

Born in Rotterdam in 1931, Wetering was once a motorcycle gang member in South Africa, an aspiring monk in Kyoto, Japan, and a police officer in Amsterdam. He is currently living in Maine. The Dutch author's colorful past has led him to be known as an eccentric and hypnotic storyteller whose latest novel "The Hollow-Eyed Angel," the 13th in his Amsterdam cop series.

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Other segments from the episode on January 13, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 13, 1997: Interview with Janwillem van de Wetering; Interview with Matt Brubeck.

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