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Richard ford, the author of the highly praised first novel ''a piece of my heart,'' focuses on one member of a shattered family in ''the sportswriter,'' his third. The sportswriter summary & study guide includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis, quotes, character descriptions, themes, and more. Buy a cheap copy of the sportswriter book by richard ford its hard to imagine a book illuminating the texture of everyday life more brilliantly, or capturing the. 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.
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