Kristin Hannah talks about the real-life stories of Andree de Jongh and Irena Sendler who inspired The Nightingale and how she came up with the name, The Nightingale. She also shares stories of the research she did while traveling in the south of France and trekking through the Pyrenees.
Fern Ronay interviews Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale.
Bio: Kristin Hannah is an award-winning and bestselling author of more than 20 novels including Winter Garden, Night Road, and the blockbuster Firefly Lane which sold over 1.2 million copies.
Her novels Home Front and Night Road were among the first novels to appear in the #1 spot on 5 New York Times bestseller lists simultaneously. Home Front has been optioned for film by 1492 Films (produced the Oscar-nominated The Help) with Chris Columbus attached to write, produce, and direct.