#1673: Emma Donoghue “The Pull Of The Stars” | The Book Show

August 11, 2020 00:27:27
#1673:
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#1673: Emma Donoghue “The Pull Of The Stars” | The Book Show
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This week on The Book Show, Emma Donoghue, author of the novel The Pull of the Stars. The Pull Of The Stars transports readers to 1918 Dublin, in a maternity ward at the height of the Great Flu. Over three days, three women change each other’s lives in unexpected ways. They lose patients to the […]

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