Biography

Richard Ford

Richard Ford is the author of the Bascombe novels, which include THE SPORTSWRITER and its sequels, INDEPENDENCE DAY --- the first novel to win the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award --- and THE LAY OF THE LAND, as well as the short story collections ROCK SPRINGS and A MULTITUDE OF SINS, which contain many widely anthologized stories. He lives in Boothbay, Maine, with his wife, Kristina Ford.

Richard Ford

Books by Richard Ford

by Richard Ford - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Literary Fiction

A quartet of novellas, LET ME BE FRANK WITH YOU explores the American landscape in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy through the eyes of one of Ford's most influential characters, Frank Bascombe, who has served to illuminate the aspirations, sorows, longings, achievements, and failings of the modern day American life.

by Richard Ford - Fiction

When 15-year-old Dell Parsons' mother and father rob a bank, his sense of a happy, knowable life is forever shattered. Undone by the calamity of his parents' criminal actions and arrest, Dell struggles under the vast prairie sky to remake himself and define the adults he thought he knew.