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One Amazing Thing: One on One with Chitra Divakaruni

Maryville Talks Books features interviews by noted authors.

After penning her 17th book, award-winning author Chitra Divakaruni talks with HEC-TV about what inspired her most recently released novel One Amazing Thing.  The book’s characters will intrigue the reader with well-developed, thoughtful stories that are revealed as they struggle to survive following a deadly earthquake.  Divakaruni explores cultural differences and human behavior in an uncontrollable situation.  One Amazing Thing is an enjoyable, fast read as her characters’ stories have a broad range of emotions that will have readers crying on one page and laughing on another.  In this conversation, she reveals some secrets of the book as well as her One Amazing Thing.  

One Amazing Thing: One on One with Chitra Divakaruni

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am