In Allende's new novel, a familiar story of refugee life
Clip: 02/12/2020 | 6m 8s
"A Long Petal of the Sea," a new historical novel by renowned writer Isabel Allende, draws upon events spanning from the Spanish civil war to the 1973 coup in her native Chile - and with resonance for the experience of refugees today. Allende sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss how she drew on facts to tell her story, and why her last three books have dealt with the fates of displaced people.
Aired: 02/12/20Video has closed captioning.
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