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Episode 17 – What Are the Threads that Connect Us to a Series of Events: Heather Martin, Jennifer Murphy and Danny Caine



What are the threads that connects to a series of events?

Joining Larry for a chat is Heather Martin, author of The Reacher Guy: A Biography of Lee Child.  Heather talks about meeting Lee Child and her inspiration for writing the book.  We learn what roles the Great War and World War II had in forming Lee’s perceptions of the world and what fiction stories say about the locations in which they are set.

Jennifer Murphy, the author of First Responder: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Love on New York City’s Frontlines discussing how words move us in relationships, connections and institutions.  Jennifer shares her early years, life as a first responder in Brooklyn, New York, a battle with malignant melanoma and dealing with the death of loved ones and colleagues in the wake of 9-11.

Finally, some thoughts an observations, an open letter to Jeff Bazos of Amazon by Danny Caine from Raven Books in Lawrence, Kansas.