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WTO Demonstrations Provide Tumultuous Backdrop For New Novel

WTO protests in Seattle, November 30, 1999.
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WTO protests in Seattle, November 30, 1999.

Ross Reynolds interviews novelist Sunil Yapa about his new debut novel "Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist," set during the tumultuous 1999 World Trade Organization demonstrations later known as the Battle in Seattle.

"When it happened, it was one of the really important moments in my life," Yapa said.

Web Exclusive: Listen to an extended version of the interview:

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