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Marie Cardinal discusses her book "The Words To Say It: An Autobiographical Novel" with translator Pat Goodheart

BROADCAST: Oct. 21, 1983 | DURATION: 00:55:40

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Synopsis

Marie Cardinal discusses her book "The Words To Say It: An Autobiographical Novel" with the publisher and translator of the book, Pat Goodheart. This novel explores childhood trauma, mental health, menstrual problems, and a complex mother-daughter relationship. The primary focus of this novel is to recount how psychoanalysis served as a healing experience for Cardinal later in life. Studs plays "Inno della resistenza" - Soldiers Chorus & Native Orchestra Folkways Records (1962), "Cadet Rousselle (Young Rousselle)" - André Claveau and Mathé Altéry (1963), and "God Bless the Child" - Billie Holiday (1956).