PBS NewsHour

Alice McDermott invokes a little heard voice for 'Someone'

Clip: 10/09/2013 | 3m 56s

In her first novel in seven years, National Book Award winner Alice McDermott set out to tell the story of a character who most people pass over in favor of "more appealing characters." She talks to Jeffrey Brown about her book "Someone," and how she tapped into the character's voice.

Aired: 10/09/13

Rating: NR

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