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Writing the Story of Huck Finn's Father

The novel Finn by Jon Clinch imagines the story of Huck Finn's father. Although it's the first novel to reach the shelves, Clinch says there were several unsuccessful attempts — and compares writing a book to building a house out of raisins.

Rick Kleffel reports for member station KUSP.

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