Katherine Paterson's 'The Day Of The Pelican'
09/20/10 12:00PM By Jane Lindholm
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Barre author Katherine Paterson's latest book ‘The Day of the Pelican' tells the story of an Albanian family forced by war to flee Kosovo, and start their lives again in Vermont. The novel is the Vermont Humanities Council's 2010 Vermont Reads selection. Katherine Paterson joins us to talk about writing the book and her own experience fleeing her childhood home. Listen
Also in the program, We speak with Burlington Free Press reporter Candace Page about how the state of Vermont is working with conservation groups and farmers to restore wetlands. Listen
And, in VPR's "Report from Afghanistan," Steve Zind talks with Sergeant Edward Cabral of Bennington about being an army cook in Afghanistan. Listen