Robert Stone won the National Book Award for Dog Soldiers, and he’s just published his first novel in ten years. In Death of the Black-Haired Girl, Stone creates a drama of passionate characters, acting out American cultural battles. Religion, class and abortion drive a story of death and revenge.
Then, Margaret Wrinkle knew she had slaveholding ancestors but she did not know they were slave breeders, too. Bob talks with Wrinkle about her debut novel Wash and about her family history. [Broadcast Date: December 3, 2013]