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"Say Her Name" with autobiographer Francisco Goldman (2011 Interview)

Eleanor Wachtel spoke with Francisco Goldman, onstage, at the International Festival of Authors in October 2011. His most recent book is a haunting memoir called "Say Her Name" about the tragic death of his beautiful young wife Aura.

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