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Debra Dean, author of Madonnas of Leningrad Talks with Book Club Girl

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Book Club Girl, of the blog www.bookclubgirl.com talks with author Debra Dean, a book club and live callers, about her novel The Madonnas of Leningrad. Dean tells the story of Marina, who, years earlier, helped to pack up the treasures of the Hermitage as the Nazis approached Leningrad. Now an elderly woman in America, as Alzheimers is ravaging her memory, Marina finds herself living more in the past, while the events of her current life, her children and grandchildren slip from her grasp.