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Barbara Kingsolver's 'Demon Copperhead' brings Charles Dickens to modern-day Appalachia

Find a book excerpt from “Demon Copperhead” here.

Barbara Kingsolver‘s “Demon Copperhead “was a co-winner of this year’s Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The book takes Charles Dickens’ “David Copperfield” and sets it in modern-day southern Appalachia. We revisit Scott Tong’s conversation with Kingsolver from November 2022.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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