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Download ñ Canada Author Richard Ford Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Si tus padres son un disparate y roban un banco es bastante probable ue tu vida se compliue Y si ellos acaban en la cárcel y tu hermana gemela se larga también es muy posible ue las cosas empeoren Dell ParOres ue uedaron cautivados por Ford a partir de entonces La habilidad en la utilización de la prosa y el acierto con ue se combinan los ritmos de la historia –fresco y ágil en el robo pausado e íntimo en la huida– hacen de esta una novela memorable Canadá forma parte de los libros de mi vida Uno de esos ue nos recuerdan ue leer es un placer Eva Cosculluel. In Canada Richard Ford has written a long and contemplative story The book sleeve calls it “ a visionary novel of vast landscapes complex identities and fragile humanity; which uestions the fine line between the normal and the extraordinary and the moments that haunt our settled view of the world” A true description would be hard to find The opening sentences of the story are “ First I'll tell you about the robbery our parents committed Then about the murders which happened later” How could you fail to read on after that Dell Parsons is a sixty five year old teacher; an American living in Canada who is looking back at the year 1960 when he was fifteen He and his twin sister Berner are “air force brats” their father Bev a southerner flew in that final bombing of Japan and the family are now stationed in Great Falls Montana Neeva their mother is an educated artistic Jewish school teacher often at odds with her husband and who keeps her children from assimilating in Great Falls So Dell's life so far has been lonely he is introspective has no friends and finds himself mainly waiting and anticipating Bev is restless newly decommissioned and soon involves himself in illegal activities When Bev and Neeva rob a bank and are apprehended the twins separate; Berner heads for California and Dell flees to Canada to avoid being taken into state care Here in the deserted and inhospitable Fort Royal near the USCanadian border he finds himself under the care of Arthur Remlinger an enigmatic secretive hotel owner; a man with a shadowy past who eventually involves Dell in an illegal and shocking incident Dell is thrust into a life he never imagined; living alone in a run down shack working for Arthur digging goose pits for hunters with Charley a member of the Metis people who personally has a penchant for Hitler and Mussolini and who wears mascara and rouge In the bleak Canadian landscape Dell's true essence of character will emerge as he is forced into adulthood in harsh and unlovely circumstances Ford builds a story of slow gentle anticipatory tone ; his pace is subtle he never hurries; almost forcing the reader to adjust their own pace to suit the story There is a wonderful symmetry between the physical location and the character aspect; the vast open prairies of Canada reflect the open canvas of the young Dell's nature His writing is beautiful evocative and compelling with a clear and pure sparsity; it did remind me of Ernest Hemingway to whom Ford has been likened The depth of character and location also made me think of Richard Russo although there is no evidence of Richard Russo’s trademark humour here I have the strongest feeling that Ford will become one of my favourite authors If you are looking for a breathless exciting novel then this will not be for you But if you want a novel of fine literary fiction then this will be one you will enjoy Richard Ford will be the measure of the truly serious reader and Canada will not disappoint 45★

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S servicios sociales el adolescente arribará a Canadá para abrirse a una nueva vida una vida de adulto Canadá fue sin duda uno de los libros importantes en la librería No sé cuántas veces lo recomendé pero sí recuerdo cómo volvían los clientes contando lo mucho ue les había gustado cuántas conversaciones entablamos en torno a la obra y los muchos lect. I am starting to feel sorry for those who reside in backwater towns across either America or Canada There always seem to be an unjust stigma attached for no fault of their own as to how they go about leading their lives And Richard Ford has done what countless other writers have done before him with the followingThere is a dangerous individual who lives in a trailer outside of town The blinds are generally always down the interior looks like a grenade went off it's surrounded by junk and most often than not a rusty old flatbed truck minus the wheels sits alone half camouflaged by weeds and grass that has never seen a mower The individual has a six pack of beer cigarettes or drugs and a gun within a three feet radius at all times on the eye they don't look right in this case a man wearing makeup are up to no good and planning bad thingsBut this would come laterNow back to where it all started Great Falls MontanaRichard Ford's novel in simple terms explores the impact of parental foolishness on a son's and daughter's life predominantly the son Dell Parsons who narrates the story as a 66 year old man looking back on the events that changed his ordinary and dull childhood His father Bev an ex serviceman runs into financial difficulties after getting mixed up in some dodgy business involving stolen cattle and the selling of steaks Both his mother and father are simplistic people who have never crossed the line into crime and appear way out of their depths when planning to rob a bank further up north of course all doesn't end wellWith parents in lock up sentences pending both fifteen year old Dell and sister Berner are for the first time in their lives not only alone but having to come to terms with the fact their parents may or may not be bank robbers To avoid Montana authorities where both children would be taken into care the mother arranges for them with a friend to go to Canada but after Berner runs away it's Dell who is left solely to face the daunting prospect of living with strangers in to him anyway a strange landAlthough a big book with a slow burning nature that takes time to get of the ground it didn't ever feel that way even though the bank robbery when it is finally described almost one hundred pages in is reconstructed in low key fashion it's outcome a foregone conclusion What is important here is not the event but its long aftermath Tantalisingly Ford's haunting prose works wonders most of the time the huge open spaces of Montana create something vast within as the essence of innocence it fractured from the sudden tragic rupture in the fabric of an ordinary family life that's blown to pieces The narrative takes all the inner insignificance things of everyday life and gives them meaning wet leaves hanging outside a window the smell of rain on the horizon creatures running for cover on an empty highway or the lonely siblings bemused and detached starring off into the distance mulling over just what's out there Ford can stretch a sentence often beautifully to paragraph length but his writing is much straightforwardly descriptive than it has been in the past had this been an early Terrence Malick film there would no doubt be huge tracking shots of stunning sweeping landscapes and slow close ups of people as a warm breeze gently blows through their hair whilst the camera lens reflects the sun This is the feel the first half of the book advocates before turning all the unpleasant and sadly towards the end familiar territoryDell's clandestine live would get downbeat in Canada where he takes a job working for a mysterious American fellow exile named Arthur Reminger he in turn has a oddball friend Charley who Dell would hang around with mostly goose hunting on the prairie When Reminger's own dark past catches up with him Dell becomes an unwitting accomplice in a ruthlessly executed crime and for the second time in his life Dell would again be spirited away to the unknownThis doesn't read like a crime novel nor is it supposed to be those hoping for that will end up disappointed Ford is not interested in the crimes themselves but how they shape ones life and the way of being in and responding to the world Throughout Dell's calm and measured voice suggests someone not so much damaged but just trying to work things out There are several moments in Canada where Dell seems on the verge of some great epiphany but arrives instead at a smaller understanding of the strange trajectory of his past A past he must leave in the past to build the foundations of a better life in the future In a roundabout way there are faults and flaws here and there but they amount to small cracks in the pavement rather than holes in the road Some will find it over long boring where nothing really happens well go and watch a Spaghetti Western instead This is a delicately structured work with Ford casting a progressive powerful spell over the reader with deft hands that carry a voice of pure grace 45

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Canada Author Richard FoSi tus padres son un disparate y roban un banco es bastante probable ue tu vida se compliue Y si ellos acaban en la cárcel y tu hermana gemela se larga también es muy posible ue las cosas empeoren Dell Parsons tiene uince años cuando todo esto explota en su cara y lo obliga a hacerse mayor en un instante Huyendo de ese delito ue no ha cometido tanto como de lo. ”The world doesn’t usually think about bank robbers as having children though plenty must But the children’s story which mine and my sister’s is is ours to weigh and apportion and judge as we see it Years later in college I read that the great critic Ruskin wrote that composition is the arrangement of uneual things Which means it’s for the composer to determine what’s eual to what and what matters and what can be set to the side of life’s hurtling passage onward” What do you do when your parents turn out to be bank robbersDell Parson’s and his twin sister Berner age fifteen find themselves orphaned by the federal justice system after their parents make the fateful and unwise decision to rob the Agricultural National Bank in Creek North Dakota Despite being twins they are very different from one another in appearance and personality ”Nature doesn’t rhyme her children”Before the system can catch up with them and make them wards of the state Berner decides to strike out on her own for California and Dell is spirited away across the border into Canada to live with the brother of a friend of his mother This is the uick and dirty synopsis of the first half of the book I struggled with this part of the book and had a near crisis of faith in my veneration of the Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Richard Ford The second half was vintage Richard Ford My heart sang My head buzzed I inhaled pages and then turned back to inhale them again I had to go out on my back deck smile at the sky and breath a bit of oxygen heavy air to make sure my mind was working at maximum capacity to appreciate the final chapters of this book VINDICATIONBack in 1986 Vintage Books launched this concept of publishing really cutting edge literature in a trade paperback format They skipped releasing a hardcover edition of these books and never even considered a mass market paperback The idea was to eventually eliminate the other publishing formats It worked and it didn’t work I was employed at Publisher’s Book Outlet in a mall in Phoenix Arizona and we sold these books as fast as we could get them back in stock Richard Ford’s The Sportswriter which I read with eyes wide open and an elevated heart rate was a book that I felt as if I was being spoon fed important life changing information Richard Russo’s Mohawk was also part of the series and was another book that gave the reader a good thump to the head Russo also won the Pulitzer Prize in 2002 An editor at Vintage knew what they were doing when they signed these two guys up for this program I don’t know if I can be objective about Richard Ford I’ve had the pleasure of meeting him several times When his book Independence Day was released a follow up to The Sportswriter I was waiting with great anticipation for his arrival in San Francisco on tour My son had other plans He was born on the day of Ford’s presentation One of my friends informed Richard Ford about this celebrated moment in my life and he signed and inscribed a book to my son The book resides in a bookshelf with a beautiful ornate glass door that had belonged to my grandmother where I keep all the most precious books in my collection Ford’s eyes are crisp pale blue that don’t look at you but look through you I felt as if I didn’t have to say a word and he could just gaze at me and write my biography Richard FordNow there was a moment in the lives of the twins parents that I wish happened to married couples often Sometimes we all get so crushed by monotony Our marriages tend to get whittled down to of a business arrangement than a relationship but there are these moments when we remember why we signed up for kids a mortgage and a soul sucking career I remember that night now as the best most natural time our family had that summer or any time Just for a moment I saw how life could go forward on a steadier reliable course The two of them were happy and comfortable with each other My father appreciated the way my mother behaved toward him He paid her compliments on her clothes and her appearance and her mood It was as if they’d discovered something that had once been there but had gotten hidden or misunderstood or forgotten over time and they were charmed by it once and by one another Which seems only right and expectable for married people They caught a glimpse of the person they fell in love with and who sustained lifeSometimes we just hang on to the wrong memories of each other Saskatchewan Prairie where Dell found himself relocatedDell Parsons found himself in Canada living in a stucco house with holes bigger than rats in the walls that necessitated him creatively piling boxes of someone else’s leftover memories against the walls to keep the weather at bay He was under the guidance of Arthur Remlinger a man long on charisma and haunted by shadowy moods He was colored by a violent past that chose that six weeks in the life of Dell Parsons to come explosively to light Dell had to assimilate uickly I hadn’t been taught to assimilate a person perhaps assimilated without knowing it I was doing it now You did it alone and not with others or for them And assimilating possibly wasn’t so hard and risky and didn’t need to be permanent This state of mind conferred another freedom on me and was like starting life over or as I’ve already said becoming someone else but someone who was not stalled but moving which was the nature of things in the world I could like it or hate it but the world would change around me no matter how I feltRemlinger had an assistant named Charley uarters who claimed to be a member o