Summer Books 2003: Biographies How do you capture the essence of another person -- their foibles and fears, their motivations, their weaknesses -- in the written word? Join guest host Lynn Neary to discuss the art of writing a good biography.

Guests:

Adam Laner
*Senior editor, Book magazine

Margaret Maupin
*Book buyer for the Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver

Mark Zwonitzer
*Co-author, Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone? The Carter Family and Their Legacy in American Music

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Summer Books 2003: Biographies

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How do you capture the essence of another person — their foibles and fears, their motivations, their weaknesses — in the written word? Join guest host Lynn Neary to discuss the art of writing a good biography.

Guests:

Adam Laner
*Senior editor, Book magazine

Margaret Maupin
*Book buyer for the Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver

Mark Zwonitzer
*Co-author, Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone? The Carter Family and Their Legacy in American Music

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