Fresh Air For Oct. 7, 2020: Novelist Rumaan Alam Hear the Fresh Air program for October 7, 2020

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Rumaan Alam is also the author of the novels Rich and Pretty and That Kind of Mother. David A. Land/Harper Collins hide caption

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In 'Leave The World Behind,' 2 Families Face The Unknown Together

Two families — one Black, one white — find themselves riding out a mysterious disaster in a luxury vacation home. Rumaan Alam's novel is about race, class, trust, bias — and how we respond to crisis.

Rumaan Alam is also the author of the novels Rich and Pretty and That Kind of Mother. David A. Land/Harper Collins hide caption

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In 'Leave The World Behind,' 2 Families Face The Unknown Together

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