Sapphire

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The author of the book that inspired the Academy Award-winning film "Precious" has a new book. In "The Kid," Sapphire tells the story of Precious' son Abdul Jones as he struggles to find his way, motherless, through his chaotic childhood.

The author joins us to discuss the inspiration behind her powerful narrative, and the public dialogue it has provoked.

Guests:

Sapphire, author of "Push" and "The Kid"

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