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Anna Quindlen - Excerpt from "Rise and Shine"

Complete program at: Author and Newsweek columnist Anna Quindlen reads an excerpt from her novel, "Rise and Shine." ----- Meghan, host of the highest-rated morning talk show, utters profanity on the air and is suddenly dealing with a halt in her career. It's the end of an era, not only for Meghan, but also for her sister Bridget, who has always lived in Meghan's long shadow. The effect of the on-air truth telling reverberates through both their lives, affecting Meghan's family, friends and fans. -- Book Passage Anna Quindlen is the author of five novels (Blessings, Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Rise and Shine), and six nonfiction books (Being Perfect, Loud & Clear, A Short Guide to a Happy Life, Living Out Loud, Thinking Out Loud, How Reading Changed My Life). She has also written two children's books (The Tree That Came to Stay, Happily Ever After). Her New York Times column "Public and Private" won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. Her column now appears every other week in Newsweek.
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