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Richard Ford

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20040922

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Independence Day talks with Angela Elam about the craft of the short story. He reads from his collection of short stories, A Multitude of Sins, and recalls his early struggles as a writer of short fiction.

| Subject Matter: Short Story, Novels, Pulitzer Prize | Interview Year: 2003 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, PEN/Faulkner Award |

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