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The Nutcracker's Origin Story Revealed In 'Hiddensee'11:01Download

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Hiddensee by Gregory Maguire (Harper Collins)
Hiddensee by Gregory Maguire (Harper Collins)

Local author Gregory Maguire has tackled a holiday classic in his latest fairytale re-telling. His novel "Hiddensee," gives us the origin story of Herr Drosslemeier, the toymaker who carves the enchanted nutcracker for his god-daughter, Clara.

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Gregory Maguire, author of several books including "Wicked," "Mirror Mirror," and now "Hiddensee: A Tale Of the Once And Future Nutcracker."

This segment aired on December 4, 2017.

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