Fresh Air, Richard Russo and remembering Larry Rivers

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Publisher Description

Novelist Richard Russo and remembering painter Larry Rivers on this edition of Fresh Air. Richard Russo won a Pulitzer Prize for his novel Empire Falls which was also a national best seller. His subject matter is working-class unpretentious people. He's written five novels in all, including Mohawk, The Risk Pool, and Nobody's Fool. His latest book is a collection of stories, The Whore's Child and Other Stories. Painter Larry Rivers died August 14th at the age of 78. The cause was cancer of the liver. The Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C. recently ran the first major retrospective of Rivers' work, covering five decades of his output. Rivers has been called the father of Pop Art, and is considered one of the most important artists in the figurative tradition. (Broadcast Dates: August 19, 2002 and October 27, 1992)

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
NARRATOR
TG
Terry Gross
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
00:44
hr min
RELEASED
2002
August 19
PUBLISHER
WHYY-FM
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
SIZE
20.5
MB

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