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Writing the Story of Huck Finn's Father

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Writing the Story of Huck Finn's Father

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Writing the Story of Huck Finn's Father

Writing the Story of Huck Finn's Father

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The novel Finn by Jon Clinch imagines the story of Huck Finn's father. Although it's the first novel to reach the shelves, Clinch says there were several unsuccessful attempts — and compares writing a book to building a house out of raisins.

Rick Kleffel reports for member station KUSP.

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