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Nadine Gordimer's Returns with a New Novel

The white South African writer's latest book is called My Son's Story, about a mixed-race family. She joins Fresh Air to talk about why she stays in in her home country, despite political unrest. A long-time anti-apartheid activist, she's recently become a member of the African National Congress.


Other segments from the episode on October 19, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 19, 1990: Interview with June Tabor and Huw Warren; Review of Neil Young and Crazy Horse's album "Ragged Glory"; Interview with Nadine Gordimer; Review of the film…


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