TITLE

The father won't `kiss' and tell

AUTHOR(S)
Giles, Jeff
PUB. DATE
April 1997
SOURCE
Newsweek;4/28/1997, Vol. 129 Issue 17, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Informs that the father of writer Kathyrn Harrison, whom she said in her memoir `The Kiss' had an affair with her, was located. His response to the question of whether he had had an affair with his daughter.
ACCESSION #
9705021680

 

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