A Word on Words

The School for Good Mothers - Jessamine Chan

Season 7 Episode 1 | 2m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

"I also wanted to write the Chinese American heroine that I’ve always wanted to see on the page: someone who is really flawed and vulnerable and desirous and selfish and full of contradictions. And I wanted to have a character of color, specifically an Asian American woman, who gets to be a mess.” Author Jessamine Chan discusses The School for Good Mothers with Alka Joshi on NPT's A WORD ON WORDS.

Aired: 02/03/22

Rating: NR

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