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Mystery Writer R.D. Zimmerman Discusses His Experiences in Russia.

Mystery Writer R.D. Zimmerman (real name Robert Alexander). He is a member of the Mystery Writers of America, and has written mystery jigsaw puzzles as well as short mysteries that appeared on the backs of 15 million boxes of Total Cereal. His new book Red Trance (Morrow), is a Russian mystery of hypnotic detection. Zimmerman also talks about his business dealings in Russia, and the corruption he faced as a result.

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Other segments from the episode on July 31, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 31, 1995: Interview with Stephen Handelman; Interview with R. D. ZImmerman; Commentary on the use of split infinitives.

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