Writing the Story of Huck Finn's Father The novel Finn by Jon Clinch imagines the story of Huck Finn's father. Although it's the first novel to reach the shelves, Clinch says there were several unsuccessful attempts — and compares writing a book to building a house out of raisins.
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Writing the Story of Huck Finn's Father

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The novel Finn by Jon Clinch imagines the story of Huck Finn's father. Although it's the first novel to reach the shelves, Clinch says there were several unsuccessful attempts — and compares writing a book to building a house out of raisins.

Rick Kleffel reports for member station KUSP.

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