#6513 Overall Influence

Richard Ford

American novelist and short story writer


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From Wikipedia

Richard Ford is an American novelist and short story writer. His best-known works are the novel The Sportswriter and its sequels, Independence Day, The Lay of the Land and Let Me Be Frank With You, and the short story collection Rock Springs, which contains several widely anthologized stories. Ford received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1996 for Independence Day. Ford's novel Wildlife was adapted into a 2018 film of the same name. He won the 2018 Park Kyong-ni Prize.

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University of Mississippi


University of California, Irvine

Public research university in Irvine, California, United States

Washington University in St. Louis

University in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Bowdoin College

Private liberal arts college in Brunswick, Maine

Michigan State University

Public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, United States

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#824 World Rank