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Writer Anne Lamott on Her "Crooked Little Heart"

"Crooked Little Heart" is Lamott's follow-up novel to "Rosie," about the troubles she faces in school and with her mother, a recovering alcoholic. Lamott's most popular book is "BIrd by Bird," an instructional book on writing. She has also written four other books, including "Hard Laughter."

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Other segments from the episode on April 15, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 15, 1997: Interview with Anne Lamott; Interview with Bebe Neuwirth.

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