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The lay of the land

Author: Richard Ford
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frank Bascombe is now in his late middle age. Recovering from cancer, he looks back on his marriages, friendships, children and career.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Ford
ISBN: 9780747585992 0747585997 9780747586364 0747586365
OCLC Number: 123374814
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: 726 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Richard Ford.

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Frank Bascombe has arrived at a state of optimistic pragmatism that he calls the Permanent Period of life. Frank reflects that now there are fewer opportunities left in life to get things wrong. As  Read more...

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'Wistful, bittersweet - and often very funny ... seems to locate all the quiet despairs and hopes of the human condition with exquisite precision' Daily Telegraph 'Sublime ... a richly textured, Read more...

 
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