Richard Price (writer)

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Richard Price (born October 12, 1949) is an American novelist and screenwriter, known for the books The Wanderers (1974), Clockers (1992) and Lush Life (2008). Price's novels explore late-20th century urban America in a gritty, realistic manner that has brought him considerable literary acclaim. Several of his novels are set in a fictional northern New Jersey city called Dempsy.

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Richard Price
Born (1949-10-12) October 12, 1949 (age 73)
The Bronx, New York City, United States
Pen nameHarry Brandt
Alma materB.A,. Cornell University
MFA, Columbia University
GenreCrime fiction, drama, mystery
Notable worksThe Wanderers, Clockers
SpouseLorraine Adams

Price has also written screenplays for television dramas such as The Wire, The Outsider, The Night Of, and The Deuce. For writing The Color of Money (1986), a feature film directed by Martin Scorsese and based on the 1984 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis, Price received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.