Books by Tananarive Due
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Scott Joplin was once among America's most popular songwriters. The son of a former slave, his Ragtime music swept the nation more than 100 years ago.
Farai Chideya concludes her two-part conversation with author Tananarive Due. Due talks about the inspiration for her civil rights memoir Freedom in the Family, which she co-authored with her mother.
In the first of a two-part conversation, Farai Chideya talks with fiction writer Tananarive Due. Her latest novel, Joplin's Ghost, tells the story of a rising R&B singer and how her life changes after she encounters the ghost of ragtime king Scott Joplin.