Novelist Robert Kotlowitz reads from and discusses his book "The Boardwalk"
Feb. 3, 1977
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Almost all the characters in Robert Kotlowitz's book, "The Boardwalk" are fictitious with the exception of Teddy, a Jewish, 14-year-old boy, who Kotlowitz explains is Robert Kotlowitz.