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The Cossacks by Linda Pastan | Friday, January 08, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

January 8th, 2016

Episode 456 of 787 episodes

For Jews, the Cossacks are always coming. Therefore I think the sun spot on my arm is melanoma. Therefore I celebrate New Year’s Eve by counting my annual dead. My mother, when she was dying, spoke to her visitors of books and travel, displaying serenity as a form of manners, though I could tell the... Read more »

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