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photoAn author in search of character or plot may look to dreams, a scotch, or a clerk at the drugstore to stir the muse. The origins of literature's most enduring characters, from Holly Golightly to Jay Gatsby.


Andre Bernard, Vice President and Publisher of Harcourt Brace, author of "Madame Bovary, C'est Moi And Other Excursions into the Origins of Famous Literary Characters "

This program aired on January 2, 2004.

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