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Daniel Woodrell

Fiction

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19921106

Daniel Woodrell, the author of a series of critically acclaimed murder mysteries set in Louisiana Bayou country, describes his style as a mixture between literary writing and crime fiction. Here he reads from The Ones You Do and talks about how he eavesdrops at pool halls to get ideas for new characters.

| Subject Matter: Louisiana, Crime Writing, Country Noir | Interview Year: 1992 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: PEN USA Award for Fiction |

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