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Television producer Adriana Trigiani discusses her first novel. It’s set in her Virginia home town, which is best known to the outside world as the place where Elizabeth Taylor almost choked while campaigning for then-husband Senator John Warner. She’ll talk about the colorful characters in her book, and how close the fictional Big Stone Gap is to the real town.
- Adriana Trigiani award-wining playwright, television writer, documentary filmmaker, and author of the bestselling Big Stone Gap trilogy, "Lucia, Lucia" and "The Queen of the Big Time," and "Rococo," and co-author of "Cooking With My Sisters."
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