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Novelist Wilton Barnhardt on Lost Sacred Texts

Barnhardt is getting a lot of press and praise for his new novel, "Gospel," an 800-page saga about a present-day search for a lost gospel. It's been described as an "intellectual detective novel. . . written on the grand scale." Barnhardt's first novel was "Emma Who Saved My Life."

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Other segments from the episode on May 12, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 12, 1993: Interview with James Belushi; Interview with Wilton Barnhardt; Review of Zap Mama's self-titled album.

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