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Eight Forty-Eight

A Conversation with the author of Waterbaby

In the novel Waterbaby, the central character, Tam, sets out from the Midwest to help her sister research a family legend that's believed to be fact. Tracking her family's genealogical mystery takes Tam on a spiritual and sometimes supernatural journey.

Eight Forty-Eight's Alison Cuddy recently spoke with Cris Mazza, the author of Waterbaby. Mazza says the inspiration for Waterbaby came directly from a legend in her own family tree.

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