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Frederick Manfred discusses his book "The King of Spades"

BROADCAST: Nov. 25, 1966 | DURATION: 00:55:11

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Frederick Manfred's, "The King of Spades" is the last novel of the five-part series, "The Buckskin Man Tales." The west, family, and tragedy are all apart of Manfred's novel, which he said was the hardest to write. As a writer, Manfred soon learned his interests were with themes and topics as opposed to writing about history.