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Banks, Russell Earl

Born: 1940 AD
Currently alive, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Writers


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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