Continental Drift

Continental Drift

By Russell Banks

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060925741, 366pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 1994

First published in 1985, award-winning writer Russell Banks's Continental Drift was hailed as "a great American novel" (James Atlas, Atlantic Monthly). Uniting two of the dominant realms of his fiction, New England and the Caribbean, Banks explores the classic themes of good and evil, racism, and poverty, and the failures of the American dream.

Russell Banks is the author of 13 works of fiction; Continental Drift was a finalist for the 1986 Pulitzer Prize. He lives in Keene, NY.