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Poet Linda McCarriston.

Poet Linda McCarriston. Her new book of poems, "Eva-Mary," is up for a National Book Award. Many of the poems in the book are about how her father sexually abused her and her mother. (published by TriQuarterly Book/Northwestern University). The winner of the award will be announced tomorrow in New York.

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Other segments from the episode on November 19, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 19, 1991: Interview with Linda McCarriston; Interview with Vincent Scully; Review of the television show "Civil Wars."

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