Ron Hansen

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Ron Hansen is the author of ten novels—including Mariette in Ecstasy, Desperadoes, and A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion—and two short story collections, among them She Loves Me Not. His novel The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. He graduated from Creighton University in Omaha and went on to the University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop where he studied with John Irving. He is now Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J., Professor in Arts and Humanities at Santa Clara University in northern California.

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Books by this Author

The Kid
She Loves Me Not
A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion

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A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion

A novel set in 1920s New York, that follows lovers in a torrid affair on an arc of murder and sexual self-destruction.

Author Appearances

BOOKWORKS
Talk, Q&A, Signing
4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
OCT 9
BOOKS INC
Talk, Q&A, Signing
2712 Augustine Drive #120
Santa Clara, CA 95054
OCT 11
BOOK PASSAGE
Talk, Q&A, Signing
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925
OCT 13
COPPERFIELD'S
Talk, Q&A, Signing
775 Village Ct
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
OCT 15

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