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Wed March 2, 2011
Deb Olin Unferth on "Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War"
Author Deb Olin Unferth's work has been featured in Harper's Magazine, McSweeney's, and The Believer. She's also the author of a collection of stories called "Minor Robberies" and the novel, "Vacation." Her new memoir is called "Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War."
By Laura Spencer
Kansas City, Mo. – Her new memoir is called "Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War." As Unferth reads in this excerpt for KCUR's Laura Spencer, the year is 1987 and Unferth and her boyfriend, "George," run away from college and travel to Central America.
Deb Olin Unferth talks about her memoir, "Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War," and answers questions Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 6:30 at the Central Branch of the Kansas City Public Library. The event is part of the Writers at Work series, organized by Whitney Terrell. Read the New York Times review here.