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Banks, Russell Earl

Born: 1940 AD
Currently alive, at 81 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.