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E.B. White’s True Inspiration For ‘Charlotte’s Web’08:56

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Michael Sims writes about E.B. White’s life in Maine in the book, “The Story of Charlotte’s Web: E.B. White’s Ecccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic.” He describes how White achieved that peculiar state of grace so singular to childhood: a restless curiosity about the natural world and a frank acceptance that perhaps it cannot be fully understood.

Sims spoke with Radio Boston's Meghna Chakrabarti in July.


This segment aired on September 5, 2011.

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