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Guide to The Ultimate Good Luck Galley Proofs
MS-L017  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: The ultimate good luck : galley proofs, / Richard Ford
    Date: 1981
    Collection number: MS-L017
    Creator: Ford, Richard, 1944-
    Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: 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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Richard Ford, The Ultimate Good Luck Galley Proofs. MS-L17. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchased in 2000.

    Processing History

    Processed by William Landis in 2000.

    Biography

    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.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    American fiction--20th Century--Archival resources.
    Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Veterans--Fiction.
    Drug traffic--Fiction.
    Mexico--Fiction.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Galley proofs (Publishing)