All-True Travels Novelist Jane Smiley takes on the issues of freedom and slavery in her new book, "The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie (LIDD-ee) Newton." Reviewer Alan Cheuse says the book is meticulously drawn and well-researched, which is both a plus and a minus to the reader...but overall, it's destined to be viewed as a classic work of American fiction. (STATIONS: "The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton" by Jane Smiley is published by Knopf.)
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Novelist Jane Smiley takes on the issues of freedom and slavery in her new book, "The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie (LIDD-ee) Newton." Reviewer Alan Cheuse says the book is meticulously drawn and well-researched, which is both a plus and a minus to the reader...but overall, it's destined to be viewed as a classic work of American fiction. (STATIONS: "The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton" by Jane Smiley is published by Knopf.)