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Be Mine

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'A masterful writer' - RAYMOND CARVER Over the course of four celebrated works of fiction and almost forty years, Richard Ford has crafted an ambitious, incisive and singular view of American life as lived. Unconstrained, astute, provocative, often laugh-out-loud funny, Frank Bascombe is, here, once more our guide to the great American midway. Now in the twilight of life, a man who has occupied many colourful lives — sportswriter, father, husband, ex-husband, friend, real estate agent — Bascombe finds himself in the most sorrowing role of all; caregiver to his son, Paul, diagnosed with ALS. On a ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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London, United Kingdom
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About Richard Ford
Richard Ford is the author of The Sportswriter; Independence Day, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award; The Lay of the Land; and the New York Times bestseller Canada. His short story collections include the bestseller Let Me Be Frank With You, Sorry for Your Trouble, Rock Springs and A Multitude of Sins, which contain many widely anthologized ... Read more

Reviews for Be Mine
‘A literary project matched in ambition only by John Updike’s Rabbit series … The greatest ambition of all is that Ford has decided to make this grim material into a bright comedy, and has succeeded’
Financial Times
‘Richard Ford’s Frank Bascombe series - stands as one of the finest achievements of modern American fiction. Frank’s story comes to ... Read more

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