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Whitney Terrell

Fiction

Interviewed by: Crosby Kemper

Catalog Number: 20160624

Novelist Whitney Terrell talks about his time being embedded with the military in Iraq, writing nonfiction for Slate Magazine and The Washington Post, and how the stories he heard became the basis for his third novel The Good Lieutenant about a woman warrior. Interviewed by Kansas City Public Library Director Crosby Kemper III in front of a Rainy Day Books audience at Unity Temple on the Country Club Plaza, Terrell is joined on stage by Major Stacy Moore, one of the real life inspirations for his fictional book The Good Lieutenant, which is an eye-opening look at women in the military.

| Subject Matter: War, Women in the Military, Iraq | Interview Year: 2016 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: William Rockhill Nelson Award |

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