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Alice McDermott invokes a little heard voice for 'Someone'

In her first novel in seven years, National Book Award winner Alice McDermott set out to tell the story of a character who most people pass over in favor of "more appealing characters." She talks to Jeffrey Brown about her book "Someone," and how she tapped into the character's voice.

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  • THIRTEEN Friday, Dec. 19 7:00pm
  • WLIW21 Friday, Dec. 19 6:00pm
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