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Banks, Russell

Summary: When we first meet him, Chappie is a punked-out teenager living with his mother and abusive stepfather in an upstate New York trailer park. During this time, he slips into drugs and petty crime. Rejected by his parents, out of school and in trouble with the police, he claims for himself a new identity as a permanent outsider; he gets a crossed-bones tattoo on his arm, and takes the name "Bone."...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1996

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Banks, Russell

Summary: "Cloudsplitter is narrated by the enigmatic Owen Brown, last surviving son of America's most famous and still controversial political terrorist and martyr, John Brown. Cloudsplitter vividly re-creates the antislavery movement of the 1840s and traces it through the brutal guerrilla warfare of Bloody Kansas, culminating in a powerful re-creation of Brown's insurrectionary raid on Harpers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1998

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Banks, Russell

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2004

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Banks, Russell

Summary: This is a novel that illuminates the shadowed edges of contemporary American culture with startling and unforgettable results. Suspended in a strangely modern day version of limbo, the young man at the center of this morally complex new novel must create a life for himself in the wake of incarceration. Known in his new identity only as the Kid, and on probation after doing time for a liaison...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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Banks, Russell

Summary: The award-winning novelist takes us on some of his most memorable journeys in this revelatory collection of travel essays. Now in his mid-seventies, Russell Banks has indulged his wanderlust for more than half a century. In this compelling anthology, he writes that since childhood he has "longed for escape, for rejuvenation, for wealth untold, for erotic and narcotic and sybaritic fresh starts,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2016

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Banks, Russell

Summary: Twenty-nine-year-old Vanessa Cole is a wild, stunningly beautiful heiress, the adopted only child of a highly regarded New York brain surgeon and his socialite wife. Twice married, Vanessa has been scandalously linked to any number of rich and famous men. But on the night of July 4, 1936, at her parents' country home in a remote Adirondack Mountain enclave known as The Reserve, two events...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2008

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Banks, Russell

Summary: Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1992

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Banks, Russell

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2008

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Banks, Russell

Summary: This is a novel that illuminates the shadowed edges of contemporary American culture with startling and unforgettable results. Suspended in a strangely modern day version of limbo, the young man at the center of this morally complex new novel must create a life for himself in the wake of incarceration. Known in his new identity only as the Kid, and on probation after doing time for a liaison...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco Press 2011

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Banks, Russell

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperPerennial 1996

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Summary: Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 1998

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SWE