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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Richard Russo  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1949 in Johnstown, New York

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Illinois Connection

Formerly from Carbondale, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Richard Russo was teaching in the English department at Southern Illinois University Carbondale when his first novel, Mohawk was published.


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Awards

-- Pulitzer Prize (Fiction), for Empire Falls, 2002