Geraldine Brooks | 2009 | March

Reading, 2009
Geraldine Brooks


    Australian-born Geraldine Brooks is the author of novels including People of the Book and March, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2005. As a journalist for The Wall Street Journal in the 1980s and 1990s, Brooks covered crises in the the Middle East, Africa, and the Balkans.

    In this recording from the 2009 Key West Literary Seminar, Brooks reads from March, which tells the story of Captain March, known to readers of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women as the character of the father and husband who has left the family to fight in the Civil War.

    From KWLS 2009: Historical Fiction and the Search for Truth.

    This recording is available for noncommercial and educational use only. All rights belong to the author. © 2009 Geraldine Brooks. Used with permission from Geraldine Brooks.

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