'Are You Somebody?'

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Weekend Edition Sunday, March 22, 1998 · Author Nuala O'Faolain discusses her memoir Are You Somebody?, in which the accomplished television producer, professor and columnist examines her life to discover why she ended up alone without children or a partner in her mid-50s.

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Christine, who listens to WAMU in Washington, D.C.

"I was so riveted by [O'Faolain's] honesty and articulateness that I sat in my driveway until she was identified... I bought [her] book and loved it."

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