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About the Author
Russell Banks
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Russell Banks is president of the Cities of Refuge North America and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His work has been translated into 20 languages and has received numerous international prizes and awards. He lives in upstate New York.
Awards & Honors
Cloudsplitter—Pulitzer Prize, Finalist, 1998
Cloudsplitter—Pen/Faulkner Award, Finalist, 1998
Continental Drift—Pulitzer Prize, Finalist, 1985
Affliction—Pen/Faulkner Award, Finalist, 1989

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A powerful literary classic from one of contemporary fiction's most...

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The Relation of My Imprisonment is a work of fiction utilizing a form...

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