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Janis Cooke Newman's 'Master Plan' Weaves Together Stories of Love, Heroism and War

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 (Courtesy Janis Cooke Newman)

San Francisco-based author Janis Cooke Newman joins us to discuss her new novel, “A Master Plan for Rescue.” Set in the 1940s, the story is initially narrated by Jack Quinlan, a boy from New York City who experiences a mysterious loss of vision, then acquires the special, superhero-like ability to “see” what he hears on the radio. The story then takes a sudden turn when the narration is handed over to Jakob, a young holocaust survivor hopelessly searching for love. Jack and Jakob’s stories eventually converge as the two join forces in an attempt to rescue children fleeing France by submarine.

Guests:

Janis Cooke Newman, author of "A Master Plan for Rescue"

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