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Banks, Russell Earl

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Born: 1940 AD
Currently alive, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Writers

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1940 - Born on the 28th of March in Newton, Massachusetts.

 

Attended Colgate University for less than a semester.

 

Graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

 

1974 - Russell wrote the  Snow.

 

1975 - He wrote the Searching for Survivors.

 

1985 - Mr. Banks wrote novel "Continental Drift" .

 

1989 - His novels have been made into film "Affliction".

 

1991 - His novel is adapted for feature-length film is The Sweet Hereafter .

 

1995 - Russell Banks wrote the "Rule of the Bone".

 

1997 - The Sweet Hereafter won the Grand Prix and International Critics Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

 

1998 - His recent novel is Cloudsplitter, tells the story of martyred anti-slavery activist John Brown, who lived in North Elba, an historic free Negro community in the Adirondacks.

 

2000 - He wrote The Angle on the Roof.

 

 

 


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