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Writer Walter Kirn on His Abortion-Themed Novel

Kirn was raised a Mormon on a Minnesota farm, and has been an editor for "Vanity Fair" and "Spy" magazines. His first collection of stories, "My Hard Bargain," was published two years ago. His most recent book, "She Needed Me," is about religion and redemption.

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Other segments from the episode on September 30, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 30, 1992: Interview with Walter Kirn; Interview with Iva Pekarkova; Review of the album "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too!"; Review of the song "Read My Lips."

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