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Richard Ford | 2019 National Book Festival

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Richard Ford " Let me be Frank"

Meet Richard Ford

Richard Ford is the author of The Sportswriter and Independence Day. He is winner of the Prix Femina in France, the 2019 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, and the Princess of Asturias Award in Spain. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Canada. His story collections include the bestseller Let Me Be Frank with You, Rock Springs, and A Multitude of Sins. He lives in Boothbay, Maine, with his wife, Kristina Ford.

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A book that teaches children 'Why We Stay Home'

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A book that teaches children 'Why We Stay Home'

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