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James Dickey

Poetry Fiction

Interviewed by: Robert Aubrey Davis

Catalog Number: 19871204

Dickey won the National Book Award in 1966 for BUCKDANCER'S CHOICE, but he is best known for the novel DELIVERANCE, which was made into a feature film. He reads a poem and talks about Southern culture and his original intentions for DELIVERANCE.

| Interview Year: 1987 | Genre: Poetry Fiction | Awards: NBA |

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