by Alan Cheuse
Alan Cheuse's Song of Slaves in the Desert explores South Carolina plantation life before the Civil War from a Jewish New Yorker's point of view.
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May 8, 2011 All Things Considered book reviewer Alan Cheuse's new novel tells the story of a family of slaveholding Southern Jews before the Civil War — and what happens when a northern relative comes to visit.
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November 17, 2007 Scott Simon talks with writer and All Things Considered book reviewer Alan Cheuse about The Fires, his new book of two new novellas.
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