Richard Ford reveals the playful nature of his title -- Let Me Be Frank with You (Ecco). His best known character is Frank Bascombe who's been making appearances since Ford's breakthrough novel, The Sportswriter. Here Ford requests our permission to be Frank with us, to show yet again how our calamities change and reveal us -- and how a natural process like aging makes it harder to be honest, harder to Be Frank.
Richard Ford: Let Me Be Frank with You
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