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Nobody's fool

Richard Russo (author)
Title
Nobody's fool
Author
Richard Russo
Language
English
Publisher
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: Atlantic Books, 2017
ISBN
9781952535192
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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