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Well Read

Richard Ford's Let Me Be Frank with You (#417)

Richard Ford's protagonist Frank Bascombe is back, this time leading readers through a moving and funny comment on American life in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.In four richly luminous narratives, Bascombe (and Ford) attempts to reconcile, interpret and console a world undone by calamity. [26 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

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Series Description: WELL READ opens up a world of ideas through host Terry Tazioli's discussions of the latest books and his conversations with noted authors. Following each interview, Seattle Timesbook editor Mary Ann Gwinn (former VP of the National Book Critics Circle) joins Tazioli to explore the literary themes of that week's book and to recommend related authors and other reading material.

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These episodes of Well Read aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.

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