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PBS NewsHour | Allan Gurganus Reads His New Work | PBS

Duration: 04:02
Program: PBS NewsHour #9991
Broadcast Date: Mar. 24, 2011

Allan Gurganus is perhaps best known for his 1989 novel, "The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All." He attended the Iowa Writers' workshop in the 1970s and studied with John Cheever. Since then, he's returned to give readings and teach master classes. Here's a short excerpt from his current project, "The Erotic History of a Southern Baptist Church."

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Post Date: April 8, 2011