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Podcast: Jacinda Townsend Discusses Her First Novel, Saint Monkey

Saint MonkeyJacinda Townsend’s new novel, Saint Monkey, examines the trials and tribulations of two young African American teenage girls as they struggle to break free of the racism and sexism of the late 1950s and early 1960s in eastern Kentucky and other places.  Townsend, a native of Kentucky, deftly captures the rhythym of life and the quirky characters that make up the Black community they live in.  To listen to the interview (37 minutes) click here:  .

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