The Angel On The Roof: The Stories Of Russell Banks

Paperback | May 1, 2001

byRussell Banks

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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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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 an...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 8.01 × 5.32 × 1.22 inPublished:May 1, 2001Publisher:Harper PerennialLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060931256

ISBN - 13:9780060931254

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"Bank's stories, openly ebracing perplexity and edging toward wisdom, deliver us from banality."-- "Village Voice