Evan S. Connell, Jr.: Save America's Treasures SelectionFiction
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 20130118
In memory of acclaimed author Evan S. Connell, Jr., who passed away on January 10, 2013, we bring you this 1991 interview by former New Letters on the Air host, Rebekah Presson. The author of 19 works, Connell is best known for his character, Mrs. Bridge, a Kansas City socialite in his novel of the same name. After writing the sequel, the two books became the film Mr. and Mrs. Bridge. In this interview Connell talks about that as well as his novel The Alchymist's Journal.
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