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Nothing Human Is Alien To Me: A Struggling Montana Novelist Talks About Writing And Poverty

Aug 28, 2014

Butte author, Robert Bassett
Credit Clay Scott

Robert Bassett of Butte, Montana talks about a life that took him from the Marine Corps, to the lumber camps of the Northwest, to the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.

Now he is back in Montana, living in a rented room, saving money to get his teeth fixed, and working on his eighth novel.

(Broadcast: "Mountain West Voices,"  8/27/14, 5/11/15 and 11/30/15, Monday afternoons, 4:53 p.m., or via podcast.)