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PBS NewsHour | Conversation: Tom Piazza, Author of 'Devil Sent the Rain' | PBS

Duration: 07:47
Program: PBS NewsHour #10156
Broadcast Date: Sep. 16, 2011

From Bob Dylan and bluesman Charlie Patton to novelists Norman Mailer and Gustave Flaubert, from the Mississippi Delta and to his adopted home of New Orleans, Tom Piazza covers a lot of ground as a writer. His works include the novel, "City of Refuge," and the non-fiction book, "Why New Orleans Matters." His new book is a collection of essays on a wide array of topics titled "Devil Sent the Rain."



Post Date: September 16, 2011