Patricia Riley, author of the groundbreaking 2009 biography "Looking for Githa," discusses Githa's reluctance to become a mother--a reluctance all the more surprising given her success as a children's author prior to her playwriting career--and her fraught relationship with her daughter Joan. Shortly before her death, Githa instructed Joan to burn her personal papers, but as she didn't trust her daughter, Githa burned them herself.

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