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Central America and my novel

Why did I write a novel about a famous rock star who gets involved with a musician from El Salvador? I thought I was going to write a book about my Southern grandmother and her life, but I scrapped it because I realized that I wasn’t ever going to understand my racist Granny on more than a surface level. I could only guess at her motivations, but could never truly grasp their roots or come to terms with them. And … Continue reading

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