Richard Ford

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Richard Ford


Born
in Jackson, Mississippi, The United States
February 16, 1944

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Richard Ford is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist and short story writer. His best-known works are the novel The Sportswriter and its sequels, Independence Day and The Lay of the Land, and the short story collection Rock Springs, which contains several widely anthologized stories.
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Average rating: 3.71 · 61,622 ratings · 6,157 reviews · 124 distinct works · Similar authors
Canada

3.48 avg rating — 19,415 ratings — published 2012 — 57 editions
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The Sportswriter

3.71 avg rating — 12,673 ratings — published 1986 — 43 editions
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Independence Day

3.85 avg rating — 11,638 ratings — published 1995 — 48 editions
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Rock Springs

4.06 avg rating — 3,473 ratings — published 1987 — 23 editions
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The Lay of the Land

3.90 avg rating — 3,035 ratings — published 2006 — 38 editions
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Let Me Be Frank With You

3.67 avg rating — 2,510 ratings — published 2014 — 30 editions
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A Multitude of Sins

3.72 avg rating — 1,060 ratings — published 2001 — 26 editions
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Women With Men

3.67 avg rating — 1,086 ratings — published 1996 — 31 editions
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Wildlife

3.62 avg rating — 1,087 ratings — published 1990 — 30 editions
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A Piece of My Heart

3.47 avg rating — 492 ratings — published 1976 — 22 editions
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April 2012, Richard Ford
"The Pulitzer-winning author heads north to the Saskatchewan prairie for his new novel, Canada, a coming-of-age tale about a teen left behind by his bank robber parents." ...More

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“Some people want to be bank presidents. Other people want to rob banks.”
Richard Ford

“What's friendship's realest measure?
I'll tell you. The amount of precious time you'll squander on someone else's calamities and fuck-ups.”
Richard Ford

“People surprise you, Frank, with just how fuckin stupid they are.”
Richard Ford, The Sportswriter

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