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Ron Hansen

Ron Hansen is the author of many 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 Writers' Workshop where he studied with John Irving. He is now Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ Professor in Arts and...See more