Episode from the podcastFresh Air

Poet Gregory Pardlo Reflects On 'Ambition And Manhood In America'

Released Monday, 23rd April 2018
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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo's new memoir, 'Air Traffic,' chronicles his complicated relationship with his father, a labor organizer who lost his job following the air traffic controllers' 1981 strike. Pardlo also talks about his brief time in the Marines, and his family's appearance on the A&E show 'Intervention.' Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews 'The Art of the Wasted Day' by Patricia Hampl.

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48m 37s
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