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Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction winner Richard Ford speaks on the National Book Festival Main Stage, August 31, 2019. Photo by Shawn Miller/Library of Congress. By Library of Congress Life - 20190831SM0227.jpg, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=82899183

Richard Ford (1)

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He was born in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1944 & grew up there & in Little Rock, Arkansas. He graduated from Michigan State University & received an M. F. A. in 1970 from the University of California at Irvine. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts & American Academy of Arts & Letters Award for Literature. He was also given the 1994 Rea Award. In 2001 he was awarded the PEN/Malamud prize. He made The New York Times Best Seller List for his title's Canada and Let Me Be Frank with You. He was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction with his title, Let Me Be Frank With You. (Publisher Provided)
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Independence Day 2,911 copies, 44 reviews
The Sportswriter 2,753 copies, 58 reviews
Canada 2,141 copies, 129 reviews
The Lay of the Land 1,572 copies, 30 reviews
Rock Springs 932 copies, 10 reviews
Women with Men 702 copies, 7 reviews
Let Me Be Frank With You 637 copies, 33 reviews
A Multitude of Sins 635 copies, 4 reviews
Wildlife 628 copies, 12 reviews
The Granta Book of the American Short Story (Editor) 346 copies, 1 review
A Piece of My Heart 283 copies, 3 reviews
Sorry for Your Trouble: Stories 127 copies, 11 reviews
Vintage Ford 42 copies, 2 reviews
The Womanizer 19 copies
Westerlingen 18 copies
Jealous 17 copies, 1 review
My Mother, in Memory 17 copies, 1 review
Flores en las grietas 7 copies, 2 reviews
Good Raymond 5 copies
Empire 1 copy
Revolutionary Road (Foreword, some editions) 6,408 copies, 242 reviews
Light Years (Introduction, some editions) 1,091 copies, 27 reviews
My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead (Contributor) 724 copies, 19 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2002 (Contributor) 437 copies, 3 reviews
The essential tales of Chekhov (Introduction; Editor) 305 copies, 4 reviews
Baseball: A Literary Anthology (Contributor) 304 copies, 4 reviews
100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (Contributor) 224 copies, 4 reviews
Christmas Stories 222 copies, 1 review
Why I Write: Thoughts on the Craft of Fiction (Contributor) 172 copies, 4 reviews
The Last Best Place: A Montana Anthology (Contributor) 161 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Essays 1997 (Contributor) 147 copies, 1 review
Granta 62: What Young Men Do (Contributor) 134 copies, 2 reviews
Granta 31: The General (Contributor) 134 copies, 2 reviews
Granta 21: The Story-Teller (Contributor) 134 copies, 1 review
Granta 72: Overreachers (Contributor) 125 copies, 1 review
Granta 50: Fifty (Contributor) 112 copies, 1 review
Granta 40: The Womanizer (Contributor) 104 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Essays 1989 (Contributor) 93 copies, 1 review
Granta 15: The Fall of Saigon (Contributor) 90 copies, 1 review
The Best American Short Stories 1986 (Contributor) 86 copies
Granta 19: More Dirt (Contributor) 70 copies
The Ecco Book of Christmas Stories (Contributor) 67 copies, 2 reviews
Granta 8: Dirty Realism (Contributor) 64 copies
What's Your Story? [postcard collection] (Contributor) 56 copies, 3 reviews
Novel Voices (Contributor) 54 copies
A Very Southern Christmas (Contributor) 30 copies, 1 review
Writers on writing (Contributor) 27 copies
The Best of Montana's Short Fiction (Contributor) 20 copies
The Fights (Introduction, some editions) 15 copies
Mississippi Writers: An Anthology (Contributor) 13 copies
The Paris Review 167 2003 Fall (Contributor) 12 copies
TRIQUARTERLY : 48 Western Stories (Contributor) 2 copies
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