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Betty Fussell

Fiction

Interviewed by: Robert Stewart

Catalog Number: 19930409

Fussell's book THE STORY OF CORN covers Native American creation myths concerning the vegetable and explains the vegetable's connection to cannibalism and civilization. Fussell reads excerpts from her book and tells how she contracted "corn madness.\"

| Interview Year: 1993 | Genre: Fiction |

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