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By Richard Ford

ISBN-10: 1408835061

ISBN-13: 9781408835067

In each one of those stories grasp storyteller Richard Ford is attracted to the subjects of intimacy, love, and their mess ups.
An illicit stopover at to the Grand Canyon finds a vastness much more profound; an exacting profession girl celebrates Christmas along with her adamantly post-nuclear family members; a pair weekending in Maine try and recapture the passion that has disappeared, either progressively and unexpectedly, from their lives; on a spring evening's force, a tender spouse confesses to her husband the affair she had with the host of the ceremonial dinner they're approximately to join.

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He was a close friend,' Andy said. 'We were in the war together. France, Germany, the occupation. He was a good friend. He knew it was illegal, but he also knew that setting up a false identity in this country is very easy and very safe. He took my money - my money with all the taxes on it paid so the IRS wouldn't get too interested - and invested it for Peter Stevens. He did that in 1950 and 1951. ’ I guess my jaw made a thump when it dropped against my chest, because he smiled. 'Think of all the things people wish they'd invested in since 1950 or so, and two or three of them will be things Peter Stevens was into.

The skinny guard's name was Rory Tremont, and he was not exactly a ball of fire in the brains department. Maybe he thought he was going to win a Bronze Star or something. As it turned out, it was fortunate that Norton got someone of Andy's approximate height and build to go in there; if they had sent a big-assed fellow - as most prison guards seem to be - the guy would have stuck in there is sure as God made green grass ... and he might be there still. Tremont went in with a nylon filament rope, which someone had found in the trunk of his car, tied around his waist and a big six-battery flashlight in one hand.

The new administration wing was under construction then and fourteen cons got out, using construction equipment in a poorly locked shed. The whole of southern Maine got into a panic over those fourteen 'hardened criminals', most of whom were scared to death and had no more idea of where they should go than a jackrabbit does when it's headlight-pinned to the highway with a big truck bearing down on it Not one of those fourteen got away. Two of them were shot dead - by civilians, not police officers or prison personnel -but none got away.

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