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Writer Dagoberto Gilb on "Being Good at Poverty"

Gilb was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for his collection of short stories, "The Magic of Blood." In his new novel, "The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuna," he tells us more about life in the poor Chicano community of the Southwest.


Other segments from the episode on October 27, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 27, 1994: Interview with Dagoberto Gilb; Interview with Harvey Kravtiz and Jack Treatman; Review of the television shows "Homicide: Life on the Streets" and …


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