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5:10 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

A Kansas City Interview With Evan S. Connell

Author Evan S. Connell
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In memory of acclaimed author Evan S. Connell, who passed away on January 10, 2013, New Letters on the Air brings you this 1991 interview by former New Letters on the Air host, Rebekah Presson.

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12:03 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Evan S. Connell, Author And KC Native, Dies At 88

The author of the minimalist novels "Mrs. Bridge" and "Mr. Bridge" died Wednesday in his home in Santa Fe, N.M.
Mike Waller, a nephew by marriage, confirmed the death. Mr. Connell, the only son of a physician, grew up in Kansas City, Mo., and moved West as a young man. His interests also traveled. His acclaimed and best-selling first novel, "Mrs.