Ford, Richard Rock Springs

ISBN 13: 9780099448976

Rock Springs

4.05 avg rating
( 3,698 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780099448976: Rock Springs

The stories in this celebrated collection are about ordinary women, men and children. Unemployed, on the way back to prison, marriages in tatters, they confront their fates with hard-won optimism, humour and flashes of insight.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Inside Flap:

In these ten stories, Ford mines literary gold from the wind-scrubbed landscape of the American West--and from the guarded hopes and gnawing loneliness of the people who live there. Rock Springs is a masterpiece of taut narration, cleanly chiseled prose, and empathy so generous that it feels like a kind of grace.

"Beautifully imagined and crafted stories, by turns heartrending and wickedly funny; and just plain wicked. Richard Ford is a born storyteller with an inimitable lyric voice, and Rock Springs is the very poetry of realism."--Joyce Carol Oates

About the Author:

Richard Ford was born in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1944. He has published five novels and two previous collections of stories. His novel, Independence Day was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and, two weeks later, the PEN/Faulkner award for Fiction, the first time the same book has won both prizes.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Ford, Richard
Published by Vintage (1996)
ISBN 10: 0099448971 ISBN 13: 9780099448976
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099448971

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.84
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Ford, Richard
Published by Vintage (1996)
ISBN 10: 0099448971 ISBN 13: 9780099448976
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099448971

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 24.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds