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  • Kiyvon Macken

    Canada “First, I’ll tell about the robbery our parents committed. Then about the murders, which happened later.” Who can resist those opening sentences? Richard Ford sends his 15-year-old narrator from his Montana home to the wide-open prairies of Canada in a coming-of-age saga told with the spare, unhurried prose of a master storyteller.

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  • Dorothy Sanabria

    Sounds super interesting... so wish I could sit and read books ALL day!

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