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Gemma Whelan talks about her novel "Fiona: Stolen Child"

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program: 
Between the Covers
program date: 
Thu, 03/17/2011

  In the novel Fiona Clarke, an Irish writer living in New York, has been running away from her past since she left rural Cregora, Ireland, for boarding school. That past finds her, many years later, when her thinly veiled autobiographical novel is optioned for a movie. Working as the film’s consultant, Fiona unearths deep secrets, relives childhood trauma, and connects with an estranged family thrust back into her life. As her history opens upon her, Fiona must stop running and confront her secret shame: her long-held sense of responsibility over the death of her little sister.

56:32 minutes (25.88 MB)

 

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