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Toibin Tells Henry James' Story in 'The Master'

Aug 15, 2004 (Weekend Edition Sunday)

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Irish writer Colm Toibin's new novel imagines the interior life of famed American novelist Henry James.

James burned his personal papers before his death in 1916 in an attempt to keep his private life private. Tom Vitale reports.

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