Film, Video Tayari Jones: 2012 National Book Festival

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Title
Tayari Jones: 2012 National Book Festival
Summary
Tayari Jones appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Event Date
September 22, 2012
Notes
-  Tayari Jones was born and raised in Atlanta, where she spent most of her childhood with the exception of a year she and her family lived in Nigeria. Although she has not lived in her hometown for more than a decade, much of her writing centers on the urban South. "Although I now live in the Northeast," she says, "my imagination lives in Atlanta." Her first novel, "Leaving Atlanta," is a coming-of-age story set during the city's infamous child murders of 1979-81. Her second novel, "The Untelling," is the story of a family struggling to overcome the aftermath of a fatal car accident. "Silver Sparrow," her third novel, was one of O Magazine's "favorite things" for 2011. Jones is a fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Related Resources
National Book Festival website: http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/
Running Time
49 minutes, 50 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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