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Gilligan Turns to Fictional Love Story in 'Kyra'

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Gilligan Turns to Fictional Love Story in 'Kyra'

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Gilligan Turns to Fictional Love Story in 'Kyra'

Gilligan Turns to Fictional Love Story in 'Kyra'

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Author Carol Gilligan is best known for her work in gender studies and her book, In a Different Voice. Now, she has written her first work of fiction, Kyra. Gilligan talks to Liane Hansen about the novel, a love story between an architect and a theatre director who have both lost their spouses to political violence in Europe.