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Conversation: Tom Piazza, Author of 'Devil Sent the Rain'

Clip: 09/16/2011 | 7m 46s

From Bob Dylan and bluesman Charlie Patton to novelists Norman Mailer and Gustave Flaubert, from the Mississippi Delta and to his adopted home of New Orleans, Tom Piazza covers a lot of ground as a writer. His works include the novel, "City of Refuge," and the non-fiction book, "Why New Orleans Matters." His new book is a collection of essays on a wide array of topics titled "Devil Sent the Rain."

Aired: 09/16/11

Rating: NR

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