Ridehailing companies say they are helping cities combat congestion, but as transit ridership declines and traffic gets worse, we take a closer look at their role in Washington's gridlock.
Guest Host: Marc Fisher
A teenage boy and his mother seek solace after tragedy in fictional Medgar, Kentucky, the coal town where her father serves as veterinarian and generations of people had lived off the land. They find hope, trouble, wisdom and questions in near equal measure as a story about morals and relationships unfolds. We talk with local writer Christopher Scotton about his debut novel, the writing process and publishing his first work.
- Christopher Scotton Author, "The Secret Wisdom of the Earth"
Excerpted from the book THE SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH by Christopher Scotton. © 2015 by Christopher Scotton. Reprinted by permission of Grand Central Publishing. All rights reserved.
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