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How Amy Tan’s family stories made her a storyteller

Clip: 11/15/2017 | 7m 1s

Amy Tan was going to write a book about writing. But what came to her mind instead were memories of childhood, reflections on family treasures, photos, documents. In “Where The Past Begins: A Writer’s Memoir,” Tan explores revelations about her family and how her experiences steered her toward a life as an author. Tan joins Jeffrey Brown for a conversation.

Aired: 11/15/17

Rating: NR

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