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Book Review: 'The Great Fire'

The new novel The Great Fire is the first work of fiction from Australian expatriate Shirley Hazzard since 1980. The story is set in Japan just after the end of World War II. Alan Cheuse has a review.

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Alan Cheuse died on July 31, 2015. He had been in a car accident in California earlier in the month. He was 75. Listen to NPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamburg's retrospective on his life and career.
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