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The Real Life of a Private Eye

Irwin Blye is a private investigator who has coauthored a book about his trade. He joins Fresh Air to talk about what his day-to-day work looks like--in contrast to the detectives of novels and films.


Other segments from the episode on July 6, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 6, 1987: Interview with Joyce Maynard; Review of The Modern Jazz Quartet's album "Three Windows"; Interview with Irwin Blye; Review of the television show Werewolf.


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