New Letters
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J. California Cooper

Fiction, Drama

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19910215

The playwright and fiction writer J. California Cooper reads from Family, her novel about generations of slaves. Encouraged to first begin writing pieces of fiction by Alice Walker, she talks about her many influences including the "spirits" that dictate her novels to her.

| Subject Matter: Slavery, History, Family | Interview Year: 1991 | Genre: Fiction, Drama | Awards: American Book Award |

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Wichita, Kan.


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