The sportswriter

13.19

‘My name is Frank Bascombe. I am a sportswriter’ – one of the most famous lines in American literature opens this classic, inimitable tour de force

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Frank Bascombe has a younger girlfriend and a job as a sportswriter. To many men of his age, thirty-eight, this would be a cause for optimism, yet Frank feels the pull of his inner despair and especially of his recent losses – his preferred career has ended, his wife has divorced him, and a tragic accident took his elder son. In the course of this Easter weekend, Frank will lose all the remnants of his familiar life, though he will emerge heroic with spirits soaring. This is a magnificent novel that propelled Richard Ford into the first rank of American writers.

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Weight 258 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.4 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

367

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

813.54 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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