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'Empire Falls' Author Richard Russo

Empire Falls, for which Richard Russo won a Pulitzer Prize, has been made into an HBO miniseries. Russo has written five novels in all, including Mohawk, The Risk Pool, and Nobody's Fool.

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Novelist Richard Russo

Russo won a Pulitzer Prize for his novel Empire Falls, which was also a national bestseller. His work focuses on the working class. One reviewer writes, he transforms "every day people and seemingly ordinary events into the quintessential." Russo has written a total of five novels, including Mohawk, The Risk Pool and Nobody's Fool, which was made into a film starring Paul Newman. His latest book is The Whore's Child and Other Stories." This story first aired Aug. 19, 2002.

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Novelist Richard Russo

He won a Pulitzer Prize for his novel Empire Falls which was also a national bestseller. His subject matter is working-class unpretentious people, but as one reviewer writes he transforms 'every day people and seemingly ordinary events - into the quintessential'. He's written five novels in all, including Mohawk, The Risk Pool, and Nobodys Fool (which was made into a film starring Paul Newman). His latest book is a collection of stories, The Whores Child and Other Stories.

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