Let Me Be Frank With You

Let Me Be Frank With You

Book - 2014 | First edition
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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Frank Bascombe travels to the site of his former home on the shore, visits his ex-wife, who is suffering with Parkinson's, and meets a dying former friend.
Ford reinvents Bascombe in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. In four richly luminous narratives, Bascombe attempts to reconcile, interpret and console a world undone by calamity. It is a moving and wondrous and extremely funny odyssey through the America people live in at this moment.
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780061692062
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: 240 pages ; 24 cm


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Oct 26, 2015

Richard Ford is a very good writer. He has a simple and clear style. He is honest. Some very good lines. I loved this book.

Feb 16, 2015

This is my first Frank Bascombe book, and I found the characters and their stories interesting. The post-Hurricane Sandy setting gave an added dimension.

Jan 16, 2015

I have read almost all of Mr. Ford's books. I was very disapointed with "let me be frank with you". His repetitive Obama cheering and Bush bashing was completely out of bounds. Bascombe was made into a caricature, a sad ending to a character that gave me much delight in the past. Mr. Ford has succeeded in alienating me, maybe I should simply say "good ridance"


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