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The Sportswriter

Richard Ford

Richard Ford won the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award for his modern classic Independence Day (C2951). In this first volume of his Frank Bascombe trilogy, Bascombe is a sportswriter attempting to cope with his failed marriage and the death of his son. Unable to establish true connections with people, Bascombe drifts into and out of various relationships, but retains an introspective eye that allows him to transcend life’s obstacles.

Richard Ford won the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award for his modern classic Independence Day (C2951). In this first volume of his Frank Bascombe trilogy, Bascombe is a sportswriter attempting to cope with his failed marriage and the death of his son. Unable to establish true connections with people, Bascombe drifts into and out of various relationships, but retains an introspective eye that allows him to transcend life’s obstacles.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Richard Ford won the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award for his modern classic Independence Day (C2951). In this first volume of his Frank Bascombe trilogy, Bascombe is a sportswriter attempting to cope with his failed marriage and the death of his son. Unable to establish true connections with people, Bascombe drifts into and out of various relationships, but retains an introspective eye that allows him to transcend life’s obstacles.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Richard Poe

Length:

14h 48m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:54


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

51:30


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

57:03


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:00:24


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:30:05


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:07:51


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

53:48


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

35:18


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

54:45


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:27:51


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

02:19:25


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

31:54


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:24:20


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:12:14


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:36