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Perception & Reality: Tales from Childhood with Author Katherine Lippa

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Amy Beth Arkawy

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What happens when your father claims to be  a prophet from another planet?

Amy Beth welcomes Katherine Lippa, author of Hiding in Water: A Memoir Based Mostly in Reality 

Katherine discusses her unique family, and the ways their intriguing melange of religious beliefs shaped her thinking. From comparing the Iranian hostage crisis to her parents' bitter separation to believeing her thoughts actually caused a tragic death, the author explores the angst and power of a childhood fueled by magical thinking. 

We also discuss the inherent fallibility of memoir, the writing process and the ever changing publishing business. 

And Amy Beth & the TCS crew remember the 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation,

Plus the usuals: Free flow Pop Culture convo, Inspiration to Action shout-outs, music and more! 

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