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Author: Richard Ford
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Canadian edView all editions and formats
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In 1956, Dell Parsons' family came to a stop in Great Falls, Montana, the way many military families did after the war. His father, Bev, was a talkative airman from Alabama with an optimistic and easy-scheming nature. Their mother Neeva - shy, artistic - was alienated from their father's small-town world. It was more bad instincts and bad luck that Dell's parents decided to rob the bank. They weren't reckless  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bestseller 2012 (Englisch)
Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Ford
ISBN: 9781443411110 1443411116
OCLC Number: 821152877
Description: 420 p : Ill.
Responsibility: Richard Ford.

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In 1956, Dell Parsons' family came to a stop in Great Falls, Montana, the way many military families did after the war. His father, Bev, was a talkative airman from Alabama with an optimistic and easy-scheming nature. Their mother Neeva - shy, artistic - was alienated from their father's small-town world. It was more bad instincts and bad luck that Dell's parents decided to rob the bank. They weren't reckless people. In the days following the arrest, Dell is saved before the authorities think to arrive. Driving across Montana, his life hurtles towards the unknown; a hotel in a deserted town, the violent and enigmatic Arthur Remlinger, and towards Canada itself. But, as Dell discovers, in this new world of secrets and upheaval, he is not the only one whose past lies on the other side of a border.

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