Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19950821, 19941114
The Nobel Prize-winning South African writer, Nadine Gordimer reads from her novel None to Accompany Me, set on the eve of all-race elections. In the book, Gordimer's protagonist, Vera Stark, examines her past as a lawyer for blacks attempting to reclaim the land. Gordimer talks about the dilemma of conscience for whites in South Africa.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
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