'Small Mercies' details memories of the 1974 Boston busing crisis
Host Tiziana Dearing speaks with best-selling author Dennis Lehane about his new novel “Small Mercies.” The book is set in Boston in 1974 when the city was rocked with violent resistance to the forced desegregation of Boston schools.
It centers around a mother who is searching for her daughter who vanishes weeks before busing was implemented.
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