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Novel Tells of a Greek Village under Axis Occupation

Alan Cheuse reviews Birds Without Wings, by Louis de Bernieres. Cheuse says it's a story with numerous richly portrayed characters living in an Anatolian coastal village in the early 1900s.

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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.