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The sportswriter
Richard Ford
Adult Fiction FORD

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He was born in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1944 & grew up there & in Little Rock, Arkansas. He graduated from Michigan State University & received an M. F. A. in 1970 from the University of California at Irvine. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts & American Academy of Arts & Letters Award for Literature. He was also given the 1994 Rea Award. In 2001 he was awarded the PEN/Malamud prize. In 2012 he made The New York Times Best Seller List for his title Canada. (Publisher Provided)

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main characters Frank Bascombe
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Age: 38
Divorced
Studies people for a living; suffers from incurable dreaminess; marriage falls apart; young son has just past away; turns to women to find solace; joins a Divorced Mens group; writes for a sports magazine.
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