Christopher Dickey All Things Considered host Noah Adams talks to Christopher Dickey, author of the book, "Summer of Deliverance: A Memoir of Father and Son." The book is about Dickey's relationship with his father, poet James Dickey, who also wrote the novel "Deliverance" which was made into a movie starring Jon Voight. Even before he wrote "Deliverance," James Dickey was famous as a poet who frequently read at universities. Christopher Dickey says that his father was not very concerned with the truth and would often lie if he thought he could make up a story that was better than the truth. Note: Summer of Deliverance is published by Simon & Schuster.
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Christopher Dickey

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Christopher Dickey

Christopher Dickey

Christopher Dickey

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All Things Considered host Noah Adams talks to Christopher Dickey, author of the book, "Summer of Deliverance: A Memoir of Father and Son." The book is about Dickey's relationship with his father, poet James Dickey, who also wrote the novel "Deliverance" which was made into a movie starring Jon Voight. Even before he wrote "Deliverance," James Dickey was famous as a poet who frequently read at universities. Christopher Dickey says that his father was not very concerned with the truth and would often lie if he thought he could make up a story that was better than the truth. Note: Summer of Deliverance is published by Simon & Schuster.