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Author Mark Helprin on his new novel 'In Sunlight and In Shadow'

by Take Two

Portrait of Mark Helprin. Lisa Kennedy

Writer and political commentator Mark Helprin talks to us about his new book “In Sunlight and In Shadow," a tale set in the post-World War II New York City.

The book chronicles the love story between Catherine, the actress, and Harry, a war vet. The city itself is such a huge part of the book it stands in as another character.

In Sunlight and In Shadow by Mark Helprin

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