A Piece of My Heart

A Piece of My Heart

by Richard Ford

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Overview

A Piece of My Heart by Richard Ford

Robard Hughes has raced across the country in pursuit of a woman, and Sam Newel is hunting for the missing part of himself. On an uncharted island in the Mississippi, both these godless pilgrims find what they have been searching for in an explosion of shocking violence. The novel that launched the career of one of America's late -20th-century masters,

A Piece of My Heart is a tour-de-force that does justice to Ford's diverse literary gifts: his unerring eye for detail, his pitch-perfect ear for dialogue, and his sharp understanding of human nature.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307779298
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/16/2011
Series: Vintage Contemporaries
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

The author of five novels and two collections of stories, Richard Ford was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award for Independence Day, the first book to win both prizes. In 2001 he received the PEN/Malamud Award for excellence in short fiction.

Date of Birth:

February 16, 1944

Place of Birth:

Jackson, Mississippi

Education:

B.A., Michigan State University, 1966; M.F.A., University of California, Irvine, 1970

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