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Patricia Hampl

Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20081128, 20080314

Noted nonfiction writer and poet Patricia Hampl discusses the growing importance of memoir in public discourse and her book I Could Tell You Stories: Sojourns in the Land of Memory, and gives practical examples of how to begin writing memoir.  In this interview recorded live at the Kansas City Public Library, Hampl also reads from her latest book, The Florist's Daughter, and talks about the act of “being a daughter,” around which the book is framed.

| Subject Matter: Memoir, Daughters | Interview Year: 2007 | Genre: Nonfiction |

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