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“Where the Crawdads Sing”: Bringing a bestselling phenomenon to the screen
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“Where the Crawdads Sing”: Bringing a bestselling phenomenon to the screen

You might think becoming one of the world's bestselling novelists would change a person. But not Delia Owens. Whether it's driving her ATV through the brush, or wading into a river, at 73 she's the same rugged Southern belle that she always was before her blockbuster novel "Where the Crawdads Sing" made her a literary phenom. Showing her property to correspondent Lee Cowan, she said, "My property manager wants to cut these and I said, 'Don't you dare!'  I love it. I feel like I'm in the bush." "Do you still kind of pinch yourself that this [success] is all happening?" asked Cowan. "Oh, every day," she replied. "I still don't believe it's happening.  What are you doing here? 'CBS Sunday Morning' in my living room? No, I don't believe any of it."T...