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The Lay of the Land: Frank Bascombe Series, Book 3
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NATIONAL BESTSELLERNational Book Critics Circle Award FinalistA New York Times Best Book of the YearA sportswriter and a real estate agent, husband and father –Frank Bascombe has been many things to many people. His uncertain youth behind him, we follow him through three days during the autumn of 2000, when his trade as a realtor on the Jersey Shore is thriving. But as a presidential election hangs in the balance, and a postnuclear-family Thanksgiving looms before him, Frank discovers that what he terms "the Permanent Period" is fraught with unforeseen perils. An astonishing meditation on America today and filled with brilliant insights, The Lay of the Land is a magnificent achievement from one of the most celebrated chroniclers of our time.Also available in the Bascombe Trilogy: The Sportswriter, and Independence Day
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Richard Ford. (2006). The Lay of the Land: Frank Bascombe Series, Book 3. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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