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'Mrs. Fletcher' becomes an object of desire in a new novel

Clip: 08/21/2017 | 6m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

Suburbia, sex and a touch of the supernatural are familiar themes for novelist Tom Perrotta, author of “Election,” “The Leftovers” and “Little Children.” In his new book “Mrs. Fletcher,” Perrotta offers a story about an empty-nester who adopts a new fascination and a new worldview. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Perrotta to discuss the ways his work borrows from his own life experience.

Aired: 08/21/17

Rating: NR

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