James Alan McPhersonFiction
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19910222
Essayist and fiction writer James Alan McPherson was the first African-American writer to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. In this program, we hear from his short story, "A Loaf of Bread," and he talks about trying to live his life as an example for others.
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