Lark and Termite

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We speak with author Jayne Anne Phillips about her highly acclaimed new novel "Lark and Termite." The book interweaves the stories of Lark, a young girl coming of age in 1950's West Virginia, her brain-damaged brother Termite, their aunt Nonie, and Termite's father Robert, a Korean War soldier who comes under fire as he escorts fleeing South Korean civilians.

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This program aired on February 9, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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