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Laura Lippman (1)

This page covers the author of What the Dead Know.

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Laura Lippman has 2 media appearances.

Laura Lippman's Baltimore: Loving a Flawed Place
Morning Edition, Thursday, August 23, 2007 at 0am
Laura Lippman: "The Most Dangerous Thing"
The Diane Rehm Show, Monday, August 22, 2011 at 0am
Laura Lippman discusses The Most Dangerous Thing.

Five childhood friends and one secret. In the summer of 1978, five kids stumble upon a cabin in the woods. What happens there forever changes their lives. Thirty-two years later, when one of the friends dies, the past comes hurtling back. Author Laura Lippman’s new novel “The Most Dangerous Thing” is set in the same Baltimore neighborhood where she grew up. Lippman went on to spend twenty years as a newspaper reporter, before writing her first novel. The Washington Post calls her “one of the best novelists around, period.” Novelist Laura Lippman on writing, and the lasting power of childhood secrets. (Shortride)… (more)

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