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The Sportswriter: Bascombe Trilogy (1)

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Publisher Comments:

As a sportswriter, Frank Bascombe makes his living studying people--men, mostly--who live entirely within themselves. This is a condition that Frank himself aspires to. But at thirty-eight, he suffers from incurable dreaminess, occasional pounding of the heart, and the not-too-distant losses of a career, a son, and a marriage. In the course of the Easter week in which Ford's moving novel transpires, Bascombe will end up losing the remnants of his familiar life, though with his spirits soaring.

Synopsis:

At the beginning of his career, Frank Bascombe gives up his chance to become a successful novelist in order to work as a sportswriter. By the author of A Piece of My Heart. Reissue.

About the Author

The author of five novels and two collections of stories, Richard Ford was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award for Independence Day, the first book to win both prizes. In 2001 he received the PEN/Malamud Award for excellence in short fiction.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307763709
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
Fiction : General
Author:
Ford Richard
Author:
Ford, Richard
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
General
Subject:
Divorced men -- United States -- Fiction.
Subject:
Sportswriters
Subject:
Divorced men
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Middle aged men
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Journalism - General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19950613
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
375

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"Synopsis" by , At the beginning of his career, Frank Bascombe gives up his chance to become a successful novelist in order to work as a sportswriter. By the author of A Piece of My Heart. Reissue.
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