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Dec 16, 2019

Can you keep a secret? Author Adrienne Brodeur was asked to keep an explosive secret at just fourteen years old when her mother confided in her about her extramarital affair. From that moment on, Adrienne’s life changed; her innocent childhood was over, and her new life of secrets, lies, and drama began.

Today Adrienne joins us for a thoughtful and intimate interview. She discusses her newly released memoir, Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me, in which she tells this extraordinary story. She also explores the challenges of writing memoir, and how perspective, persuasion, and longing all shape how you remember events. She also points out that sometimes, to tell your story well, you have to distance yourself from your own narrative.

Find Adrienne Brodeur on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, or at her website. Pick up a copy of her book here

**We’ll be giving away three copies of Wild Game, so follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to see how you can win.**

This episode was recorded at Town Hall Seattle.


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