Richard Ford


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    Fantasy

    May-2015

    The third novel in Richard Ford's magnificent fantasy series has enough thrills, valour, guts and glory to satisfy any die-hard fan of David Gemmell and Joe Abercrombie. FIGHT TO THE DEATH... The queen of Steelhaven has grown in strength. Taking up h...

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    Literary

    Nov-2014

    Frank Bascombe - 4

    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 w...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    Heroes must rise ...The King is dead. His daughter, untested and alone, now wears the Steel Crown. And a vast horde is steadily carving a bloody road south, hell-bent on razing Steelhaven to the ground... or the city will fallBefore the city faces th...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2013

    Steelhaven - 1

    Welcome to Steelhaven... Under the reign of King Cael the Uniter, this vast cityport on the southern coast has for years been a symbol of strength, maintaining an uneasy peace throughout the Free States. But now a long shadow hangs over the city, ...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2012

    "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 dr...

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    Horror

    Oct-2011

    A steam-powered burlesque of brutal demonic action! Thaddeus Blaklok--mercenary, demonist, bastard and thug-for-hire--is pressed into retrieving a mysterious key for his clandestine benefactors. Little does he know that other parties seek to secur...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2011

    This vital and compelling collection of stories about work, compiled by novelist and short-story writer Richard Ford, explores tales of how we Americans are employed; how we find work and leave it; how it excites, ennobles, occasionally debilitates, ...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2010

    The six prize-winning stories from the 2009 Davy Byrnes Irish Writing Award as selected by Richard Ford: `Foster ' by Claire Keegan, `Living in Unknown' by Mary Leland, `This Isn't Heaven' by Molly McCloskey, `The Road Wife' by Eoin McNamee, `Storm G...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2007

    In 1992, Richard Ford edited and introduced the first Granta Book of the American Short Story . It became the definitive anthology of American short fiction written in the last half of the twentieth century—an “exemplary choice” in the words of ...

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    Literary

    Nov-2006

    Frank Bascombe - 3

    NATIONAL BESTSELLERNational Book Critics Circle Award FinalistA "New York Times" Best Book of the Year A sportswriter and a real estate agent, husband and father -Frank Bascombe has been many things to many people. His uncertain youth behind him, we ...

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    Literary

    Jan-2004

    Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions. One of the country s best writers. . . . No one looks harder at contemporary American life, sees more, or expresse...

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    Fantasy

    Jan-2003

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2002

    One of the most celebrated and unflinching chroniclers of modern life now explores, in this masterful collection of short stories, the grand theme of intimacy, love, and their failures. With remarkable insight and candor, Richard Ford examines liaiso...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2001

    There was always the -- is this it? -- issue. It made him think of his father again. His father had been a New Yorker and had New Yorker ways. 'So, Henry. Is that it for you?' His father had always felt there should be more, more for Henry and his br...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1997

    In his first volume of short fiction since the acclaimed Rock Springs, Ford creates a portrait gallery of male characters who are as wounded, as rueful, and a touchingly vulnerable as Frank Bascombe, the protagonist of his Pulitzer Prize-winning nove...

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    Literary

    Jun-1996

    Frank Bascombe - 1

    It's hard to imagine a book illuminating the texture of everyday life more brilliantly, or capturing the truth of human emotions more honestly, than Ford does in his account of an alienated scribe in the New Jersey suburbs. Frank Bascombe, Ford's ...

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    Literary

    Jun-1995

    Frank Bascombe - 2

    In this visionary sequel to The Sportswriter, Richard Ford deepens his portrait of one of the most unforgettable characters in American fiction, and in so doing gives us an indelible portrait of America. Frank Bascombe, in the aftermath of his div...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1992

    This selection from the best works of American short fiction published in the last fifty years is fast becoming one of the most important anthologies of contemporary writing. The collection begins in the 1940s with Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, a...

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    Literary

    Jun-1991

    When Joe Brinson was sixteen, his father moved the family to Great Falls, Montana, the setting for this harrowing, transfixing novel by the acclaimed author of "Rock Springs." Filled with an abiding sense of love and family, and of the forces that te...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1989

    In this novel of menace and eroticism, Richard Ford updates the tradition of Conrad for the age of cocaine smuggling. The setting is Oaxaca, Mexico, where Harry Quinn has come to free his girlfriend's brother, Sonny, from Jail and, ideally, to get hi...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1988

    In these ten exquisite stories, first published by Atlantic Monthly Press in 1987 and now reissued as a Grove Press paperback, Richard Ford mines literary gold from the wind-scrubbed landscape of the American Westand from the guarded hopes and gnawin...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1987

    Ford's mesmerizing first novel is the story of two godless pilgrims. Robard Hewes has driven across the country in the service of a destructive passion. Sam Newell is seeking the missing piece of himself. When these men converge, on an uncharted isla...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1985

    Granta #15 collection of essays. Essays included: *On Harley-Davidson (Richard Ford); *Grandma Norman and the Queen (Philip Norman); *The Fall of Saigon (James Fenton); *Ten Years On; *Toothpaste (Frank Snepp); *Impotence (Norman Podhretz); *Dominoe...

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    Fantasy

    Apr-1982

    Deep in the ancient forest that the creatures called the Wild Wood amid the scented bracken and towering beeches, there were whispers of a legend whose ending was lost in the mists of time. It told of a heroic journey and a saviour destined to posses...

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    General Fiction

    " ...] ADMIRATION OF SPAIN. M. THIERS IN SPAIN. To boast of Spain's strength, said the Duke of Wellington, is the national weakness. Every infinitesimal particle which constitutes nosotros, or ourselves, as Spaniards term themselves, will talk of his...

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