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Book Review: 'The Pursuit of Alice Thrift'

Alan Cheuse reviews The Pursuit of Alice Thrift by Elinor Lipman. It's a comic romance between a flat-footed female surgical intern and a street-wise candy salesman.

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Alan Cheuse died on July 31, 2015. He had been in a car accident in California earlier in the month. He was 75. Listen to NPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamburg's retrospective on his life and career.

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