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De geluksvogel

Richard Russo (author), Kees Mollema (translator)
Het zit Hank Devereaux, een gesjeesd auteur, niet mee. Als voorzitter van de faculteit Engels moet hij zich het gekonkel van zijn collega’s laten welgevallen, terwijl hij zijn vrouw ervan verdenkt een relatie te hebben met de decaan. Ook is hij niet in staat zijn dochter te begrijpen of op goede voet te komen met zijn eigen vader, een gevierd schrijver in wiens schaduw hij nog steeds lijkt te staa
Title
De geluksvogel
Author
Richard Russo
Translator
Kees Mollema
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Straight man
Publisher
Amsterdam: Signatuur, 2018
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789044976052
CloudLibrary
36n26g9

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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