Rock Springs

New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1987).

Price: $20.00

Hardcover. First edition. Octavo. Very good with a slightly cocked spine, slightly bowed boards, faint soiling along the page edges in an about near fine lightly age-toned dustwrapper with rubbing and edge wear. A collection of short stories.

Item #374730
ISBN: 0871131595

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Rock Springs. Richard FORD.

Richard Ford
birth name: Richard Ford
born: 2/16/1944

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American writer of novels and short stories.more

Collecting tips:

Richard Ford is a wonderful writer. His first two books, A Piece of My Heart (1976) and The Ultimate Good Luck (1981 - poorly constructed, the rear hinge is almost always cracked - or repaired) are moderately expensive in fine condition. His breakthrough novel, The Sportswriter (1986) was published by Vintage Contemporaries in paperback, and in considerable numbers, so while it is not by any means rare, the paper tends to yellow easily, so copies with bright, white pages are harder to find than one might think. This novel set the state for his next novel to feature the same protagonist, Independence Day (1995) which won both the Pulitzer and the PEN/Faulkner awards. It is not particularly expensive.more