RICHARD RUSSO sets his stories in depressing, miserable small towns and the people who people that landscape.
RUSSO Richard [1949-] Novelist, short-story writer. Born in Johnstown, New York, U.S. Novels Tannersville (2006); Empire Falls (2001: winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction); Straight Man (1997); Nobody’s Fool (1993); The Risk Pool (1988); Mohawk (1986) Stories The Whore’s Child and Other Stories (2002)
Empire Falls (2001)
The Risk Pool (1988)