Courtney Angela Brkic

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book.jpgThe Stone Fields

(Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

Courtney Angela Brkic recruited her forensic skills to help exhume and identity bodies from besieged villages in Bosnia. She is American born, of Serbo-Croatian lineage. This conversation, then, is about the pain of ancestral memory and the consequences of direct contact with the dead.

Read an excerpt from The Stone Fields.

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Host:
Michael Silverblatt