Carmen Agra Deedy Spins Stories

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carmen_agra_deedy.jpgStoryteller Carmen Agra Deedy spins a funny, wise and luminous tale of parents and kids, starring her Cuban mother. Settle in and enjoy the ride -- Mama's driving!

Carmen is a storyteller and children's-book author. Born in Cuba, she moved to the United States as a child, and her childhood and family provide a rich vein of material for her vividly told stories.

She's a contributor to National Public Radio and has won numerous awards for her writing.

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