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Richard Russo

Praise for THE DESTINY THIEF:

"Russo's first collection of personal essays is certain to please anyone familiar with his short fiction and novels... Readers seeking a deeply insightful record of the creative process and the life guiding it, will find resonance here." - Library Journal, Starred review

"Russo offers up this splendid collection of essays..these are wise, personal pieces, and readers get to know the atuhor as a comforting, funny, and welcoming guy." - Kirkus

"In his first essay collection, Russo rambles leisurely through a broad range of topics with his characterically amiable voice...Russo's colorful book offers his novels' fans more of his dazzling and moving writing, often revealing glimpses of the forces that drive the best-selling fiction writer." - Publishers Weekly

"In a series a self-revelatory essays, Russo lets his readers behind the curtain to divulge the myriad sources of his profound wisdom and boundless generosity as both writer and teacher...For adoring readers, the essays are a window into the imagination and inspiration for Russo's beloved novels, screenplays, and short stories." - Booklist

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