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Van Doren introduces Waugh, Evelyn's brother, who talks about his novel "Island in the Sun" and the West Indies. For more on Alec Waugh, visit http://www.wnyc.org/blogs/neh-preservation-project/2013/jan/11/alec-waugh/.
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In this amusing, time-capsule of a talk, given at a 1956 Books and Authors Luncheon to promote his best-selling novel Island In the Sun, Alec Waugh explains how he came to write about the West Indies.