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Brian Castner talks writing on Marquette Radio

Marquette alumnus Brian Castner discusses his latest book

Marquette alumnus Brian Castner discusses his latest book "Disappointment River." Photo by Helen Dudley

Marquette alumnus Brian Castner discusses his latest book "Disappointment River." Photo by Helen Dudley

Marquette alumnus Brian Castner discusses his latest book "Disappointment River." Photo by Helen Dudley

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Between covering the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Liberia, having his war-time memoir adapted into an opera, and paddling the 1,200-mile Mackenzie River, Brian Castner’s career has been nothing short of remarkable.

Back in Milwaukee after the release of his newest book, “Disappointment River,” this award-winning Marquette alum joins Nicholas Cordonnier in the Marquette Radio studio to talk writing, his time in the Iraq War and how Marquette prepared him for a career in journalism.

“Disappointment River,” “The Long Walk” and other works by Brian Castner are available online or at your local bookstores.

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Nicholas Cordonnier, Assistant General Manager

Nicholas Cordonnier is a junior at Marquette and the assistant general manager for Marquette Radio. Originally from Rockford, Illinois, Nicholas is happy...

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