Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford is best known for his Bascombe trilogy of novels, which center on a middle-aged man from middle America. Ford’s first novel in three years is about a 15-year-old American boy who is taken to Canada taken to start a new life after his parents rob a bank and are sent to prison. Richard Ford joins Diane to discuss what Canada means to him.


  • Richard Ford Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the Bascombe trilogy.

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Excerpt from “Canada” by Richard Ford. Copyright 2012 by Richard Ford. Reprinted here by permission of Ecco Press. All rights reserved.

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