This material comprises unbound galley proofs (201 pages on 104 leaves) of Richard Ford's second novel. Each sheet but two
contains holograph corrections in Ford's hand, some grammatical, some textual, and some quite extensive. Many of these changes
were incorporated into the final text of the book.
Richard Ford is a writer of fiction, including the novels The Sportswriter (1986) and Independence Day (1995), the latter of which earned him both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1996. He was born in 1944 and
received his M.F.A. from the University of California, Irvine in 1970.
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