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Richard Ford

Fiction

Interviewed by: Whitney Terrell

Catalog Number: 20131122, 20130517

Listed as a 2012 Best Book of the Year in various newspapers and magazines, Canada depicts an unusual tale of transgressions set against the backdrop of North Dakota, Montana, and Saskatchewan. The 1996 winner of both the Pulitzer and PEN/Faulkner Awards, Richard Ford talks with fellow writer Whitney Terrell in front of an audience at the Kansas City Public Library as part of the Writers at Work series. Ford shares stories about his creative process, and why he pursues certain stories and takes his time with the telling of them. We also have past interviews with Richard Ford from 2004, 1996, and 1987. If you would like to purchase the Richard Ford CD Collection with special pricing please visit our Shop page.

| Subject Matter: Mississippi, Canada, Family, Creative Process, Advice for Student Writers | Interview Year: 2013 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, PEN/Faulkner, 2012 Best Book of the Year |

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