Richard Price

Richard Price was born and raised in the Bronx and has written both novels and screenplays.

His books include with The Wanderers (1974); Bloodbrothers (1976); Ladies’ Man (1978); The Breaks (1983); Clockers (1992), which was nominated for the National Book Critic Circle Award; Freedomland (1998); and Samaritan (2003). In addition to his literary career, Price has also written numerous screenplays, including The Color of Money (1986), which was nominated for an Academy Award in Screenwriting, Sea of Love (1989), New York Stories (1989), and Ransom (1996).

Richard Price was the recipient of the 1999 Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2007, he shared an Edgar Award for his writing on the HBO series The Wire.

He currently lives in New York.

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