Between Them

Author(s): Richard Ford

Biography/Memoir

LONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2017
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sportswriter comes a deeply personal account of his parents an intimate portrait of American mid-twentieth century life, and a celebration of family love

Edna Akin and Parker Ford married young. For fifteen years they traveled the American south of the 1930s as Parker went about his work as a traveling salesman, selling laundry starch. Life was hotels rooms, roadside bars and always each other. Then a single child was born to them, and a life went a new way.
Blending his parents' lives, drawing on memory, history, anecdote, Richard Ford's Between Them is a stirring contemplation of love's mystery and of loss.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781408884713
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : May 2018
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 813.54
  • : 192
  • : Richard Ford
  • : Paperback