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July 18, 2013

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Andrew Lam

Meeting My Hero, Russell Banks

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You might have heard on the show Allan Gurganus talk about meeting Tennessee Williams, or Dorothy Allison talk about meeting Toni Morrison. In this story, essayist and novelist Andrew Lam tells us about meeting his hero, fiction writer Russell Banks. Banks is best known for his novels "Continental Drift," "The Sweet Hereafter" and "Cloudsplitter," and the short story collection, "The Angel on the Roof."

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"The Afterlife of Things" by Hauschka

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