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Independence day, by Richard Ford

Label
Independence day
Title
Independence day
Statement of responsibility
by Richard Ford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this visionary sequel to The Sportswriter, Ford deepens his portrait of one of the most indelible characters in recent American fiction. In the aftermath of his divorce and the ruin of his career, Frank Bascombe now sells real estate, as he masters the high-wire act of "normalcy". But during the Fourth of July weekend, Frank is called into sudden, bewildering engagement with life
Member of
Summary
Real estate agent Frank Bascombe moves into his newly married ex-wife's old home, and is looking forward to the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, but somehow nothing turns out the way he expects
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • PEN-Faulkner Award, 1996.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1996.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
027763
Cataloging source
GZG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ford, Richard
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Vintage contemporaries
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Real estate agents
  • Fathers and sons
  • Divorced men
  • New Jersey
  • Divorced men
  • Fathers and sons
  • Real estate agents
  • New Jersey
Target audience
adult
Label
Independence day, by Richard Ford
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm34729812
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
451 pages
Isbn
9780679735182
Lccn
95003126
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780679735182
System control number
(OCoLC)34729812
Label
Independence day, by Richard Ford
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm34729812
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
451 pages
Isbn
9780679735182
Lccn
95003126
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780679735182
System control number
(OCoLC)34729812

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