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Edmund White: Fanny

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In Fanny: A Fiction (Ecco), Edmund White turns himself into Mrs. Trollope, the Victorian traveler who, in her last year, narrates a biography of her scandalous friend, the feminist Fanny Wright. White juggles history and fiction, vanity and fame, in this fractured mirror-novel about age and memory.

Read an excerpt from Fanny.

Credits

Guest:
Edmund White - novelist and short-story author

Host:
Michael Silverblatt