The Angel on the Roof: The Stories of Russell Banks

Author:   Russell Banks
Publisher:   Harper Perennial
ISBN:  

9780060931254


Pages:   528
Publication Date:   24 April 2001
Format:   Paperback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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With The Angel on the Roof, Russell Banks offers readers an astonishing collection of thirty years of his short fiction, revised especially for this volume and highlighted by the inclusion of nine new stories that are among the finest he has ever written. As is characteristic of all of Bank's works, these stories resonate with irony and compassion, honesty and insight, extending into the vast territory of the heart and the world, from working-class New England to Florida and the Caribbean and Africa. Broad in scope and rich in imagination, The Angel on the Roof affirms Russell Banks's place as one of the masters of American storytelling

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Author:   Russell Banks
Publisher:   Harper Perennial
Imprint:   Harper Perennial
Dimensions:   Width: 13.60cm , Height: 3.30cm , Length: 20.50cm
Weight:   0.408kg
ISBN:  

9780060931254


ISBN 10:   0060931256
Pages:   528
Publication Date:   24 April 2001
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Bank's stories, openly ebracing perplexity and edging toward wisdom, deliver us from banality. -- Village Voice


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Russell Banks, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, is one of America's most prestigious fiction writers, a past president of the International Parliament of Writers, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His work has been translated into twenty languages and has received numerous prizes and awards, including the Common Wealth Award for Literature. He lives in upstate New York and Miami, Florida.

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