Richard FORD ... The Frank Bascombe Trilogy
RICHARD FORD’S Frank Bascombe Trilogy, spanning some 20 years, tells us that life is not a bed of roses but fraught with trials and tribulations. There are many things we do not understand about our lives even though we think we do. We somehow learn as we go along. With these novels, Ford captures the nuances and textures of life’s complexities as experienced by the protagonist Frank Bascombe.
1. The Sportswriter (1986)
2. Independence Day (1995)
3. The Lay of the Land (2006)