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Allemans gek

Richard Russo (author), Kees Mollema (translator)
Het nieuwe gezag in het verpauperde industriestadje North Bath is politiechef Douglas Raymer. Doug heeft het niet makkelijk: vlak voor zijn pensioen verongelukt zijn vrouw die op het punt stond om met haar geheime minnaar te verdwijnen. Hij is vastbesloten die minnaar te vinden, maar met grafschennis, ontsnapte slangen, brand en tegenwerking komt hij nauwelijks toe aan zijn missie. De laatste dage
Title
Allemans gek
Author
Richard Russo
Translator
Kees Mollema
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Everybody's fool
Publisher
Amsterdam: Signatuur, 2017
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789044975161
CloudLibrary
36n1k89

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About Richard Russo

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Richard Russo (born July 15, 1949) is an American novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, and teacher.

Early life and education

Russo was born in Johnstown, New York, and raised in nearby Gloversville. He earned a bachelor's degree, a Master of Fine Arts degree, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Arizona, which he attended from 1967 through 1979. The subject of his doctoral dissertation was the works of the early American writer, historian and editor Charles Brockden Brown

Career

Russo was teaching in the English department at Southern Illinois University Carbondale when his first novel, Mohawk, was published, in 1986. Much of his work is semi-autobiographical, drawing on his life from his upbringing in upstate New York to his time teaching literature at Colby College (subsequently retired).

His 2001 novel Empire Falls received …Read more on Wikipedia