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 Writers Voice 
 and Dylan Schaffer, Life, Death and Bialys
 Weekly Program
 Simon Winchester, Dylan Schaffer
 Francesca Rheannon  
 For non-profit use only.
Writer's Voice talks with Simon Winchester about A CRACK IN THE EDGE OF THE WORLD: America And The Great California Earthquake Of 1906. Also, Dylan Schaffer talks about his memoir, LIFE, DEATH AND BIALYS: A Father/Son Baking Story.
Theme: Dave Brubeck, "Cassandra"
Break: Miles Davis, "Generique"
International best-selling author of KRAKATOA, Simon Winchester tells us about another geological cataclysm, this time about the San Francisco earthquake of 1907. He outlines how plate tectonics caused the disaster and how human mistakes made it much, much worse. And lawyer and author Dylan Schaffer usually writes legal whodunits. But with his memoir, LIFE, DEATH and BIALYS, he moves into new territory, solving the mystery of his father and his relationship to him through the medium of a course at the French Culinary Institute. His father, ill with terminal cancer, invited Schaffer to take a course there, and, much to his own surprise, Schaffer agreed. He tells us what he learned about his father and himself.

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