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Ford, Richard

Summary: In 1956, Dell Parsons' family came to a stop in Great Falls, Montana, the way many military families did after the war. His father, Bev, was a talkative airman from Alabama with an optimistic and easy-scheming nature. Their mother Neeva - shy, artistic - was alienated from their father's small-town world. It was more bad instincts and bad luck that Dell's parents decided to rob the bank. They...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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Ford, Richard

Summary: Like most people Frank Bascombe of New Jersey, a divorced realtor, has plans for the Fourth of July weekend: find a new home for a client, see his semi-girlfriend and take his son to a sports hall of fame. Instead, one disappointment follows another, but he takes them in his stride--philosophically. By the author of The Sportswriter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1996

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Ford, Richard

Summary: The pursuits of an ignorant Southerner and a law student, who meet en route to an Arkansas river island hideaway, begin to interweave, with explosive consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1985

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Ford, Richard

Summary: Ford reinvents Bascombe in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. In four richly luminous narratives, Bascombe attempts to reconcile, interpret and console a world undone by calamity. It is a moving and wondrous and extremely funny odyssey through the America people live in at this moment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

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Ford, Richard

Summary: At the beginning of his career, a young man gives up his chance to become a successful novelist in order to work as a sportswriter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1995

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Ford, Richard

Summary: Frank Bascombe is a sportswriter attempting to cope with his failed marriage and the death of his son. Unable to establish true connections with people, Bascombe drifts into and out of various relationships, but retains an introspective eye that allows him to transcend life's obstacles.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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Ford, Richard.

Summary: A brilliant new work that returns Richard Ford to the hallowed territory that sealed his reputation as an American master: the world of Frank Bascombe, and the landscape of his celebrated novels The Sportswriter, the Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Faulkner winning Independence Day, and The Lay of the Land.In his trio of world-acclaimed novels portraying the life of an entire American generation,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Ford, Richard

Summary: Author Richard Ford illuminated the zeitgeist of an entire generation through the divinings and wit of his now-famous literary chronicler, Frank Bascombe. Here, in Let Me Be Frank With You, Ford returns with four deftly linked stories narrated by the iconic Bascombe. Now sixty-eight, and again ensconced in the well defended New Jersey suburb of Haddam, Bascombe has thrived -- seemingly if not...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Ford, Richard

Contents: Privacy -- Quality time -- Calling -- Reunion -- Puppy -- Crèche -- Under the radar -- Dominion -- Charity -- Abyss.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2002

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Ford, Richard

Summary: A sixteen-year-old boy faces adulthood in a small Montana town, observing love, marriage, adultery, the working life, and unemployment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 1990

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Ford, Richard

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Summary: After his parents are arrested and imprisoned for robbing a bank, fifteen-year-old Dell Parsons is taken in by Arthur Remlinger who, unbeknownst to Dell, is hiding a dark and violent nature that interferes with Dell's quest to find grace and peace on the prairie of Saskatchewan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2012

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Ford, Richard

Summary: In the fall of 2000, with the results of the presidential election still hanging in the balance, Frank Bascombe confronts the perils of Thanksgiving as he contends with health, marital, and family issues and works as a realtor at the Jersey shore.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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Ford, Richard.

Summary: "First, I'll tell about the robbery our parents committed. Then about the murders, which happened later." Then fifteen-year-old Dell Parsons' parents rob a bank, his sense of normal life is forever altered. In an instant, this private cataclysm drives his life into before and after, a threshold that can never be uncrossed. His parents' arrest and imprisonment mean a threatening and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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Ford, Richard

Summary: A stirring narrative of memory and parental love, Richard Ford tells of his mother, Edna, a feisty Catholic girl with a difficult past, and his father, Parker, a sweet-natured soft-spoken traveling salesman, both born at the turn of the twentieth century in rural Arkansas. For Ford, the questions of what his parents dreamed of and how they loved each other and him became a striking portrait of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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Ford, Richard

Summary: In 1956, Dell Parsons' family came to a stop in Great Falls, Montana, the way many military families did after the war. His father, Bev, was a talkative airman from Alabama with an optimistic and easy-scheming nature. Their mother Neeva - shy, artistic - was alienated from their father's small-town world. It was more bad instincts and bad luck that Dell's parents decided to rob the bank. They...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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Ford, Richard

Contents: Rock Springs -- Great Falls -- Sweethearts -- Children -- Going to the dogs -- Empire -- Winterkill -- Optimists -- Fireworks -- Communist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1987

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Summary: Award-winning series of classic and contemporary short fiction read by acclaimed actors.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 813.0108 WIL

Ford, R. Clyde (Richard Clyde)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan School Service, Inc. 1929

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Ford, R. Clyde (Richard Clyde)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Color Studios 1985

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 977.4 Ford 1991

Summary: Urban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students. Based on Evan Hunter's novel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Blackboard 2005

Summary: Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN CHE

Summary: A man looks back on his life as a boy in a small Welsh mining town. His reminiscences reveal the disintegration of his closely knit family, while capturing the sentiments and issues of their time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 1993

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HOW

Rinhart, Floyd.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ohio State University Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 770 RIN