'Canada' by Richard Ford, read by the author
‘First, I’ll tell about the robbery our parents committed. Then about the murders, which happened later.’
So begins Richard Ford’s most recent novel ‘Canada’ which tells the story of 15-year-old Dell Parsons, and the impact that his parents’ actions have on the course of his life.
‘Canada’ by Richard Ford is published by Bloomsbury.
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