#1717: Maggie Shipstead "Great Circle" | The Book Show

June 15, 2021 00:27:41
#1717: Maggie Shipstead "Great Circle" | The Book Show
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This week, Maggie Shipstead discusses her new book “Great Circle.” The novel tracks the lives of Marian Graves and her twin brother; as she chases her dream of becoming the first pilot to circumnavigate the globe north-south.

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