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Remembering a "Boy's Life"

Writer Tobias Wolff. Terry talked with him in 1989 after the release of his acclaimed memoir, "This Boy's Life" about his unhappy upbringing in a working-class town in Washington State in the late 1950s. The book was adapted for screen; the movie version stars Robert DeNiro, and Ellen Barkin. Last month Wolff was nominated for the National Book Award for his memoir "In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War." (Rebroadcast)


Other segments from the episode on December 2, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 2, 1994: Interview with Tobias Wolff; Interview with Geoffrey Wolff; Commentary on Tom Snyder.


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