About the Author
Richard Price is the author of five previous novels; the most recent, Clockers,
was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has also written numerous screenplays, including Sea of Love, Ransom,
and The Color of Money,
for which he received an Academy Award nomination. His work has appeared in many publications, including the New York Times
and he has taught fiction writing at Yale, NYU, and Columbia. He and his family live in Manhattan.
From the Hardcover edition.