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A Daughter Helps Her Mom Finish Her Book 'Properties of Thirst' | Book of the Day

Marianne Wiggins had started to write her latest book Properties of Thirst when she had a stroke in 2016.

So her daughter Lara Porzak, helped her finish it. Porzak described the experience as "hard, very difficult, but beautiful." Talking to Scott Simon, both authors share how their time in the hospital and the uncertainty of the future helped complete a story about new beginnings.