But for my parents, who drove away on Thursday morning completely innocent, with only a trivial debt owed to a small group of ineffectual Indians – something they could’ve ironed out successfully any number of ways – this kind of thinking didn’t occur. Although most certainly it did occur to them, even as soon as they were driving home to Great Falls the next day – as felons; any thoughts of getting away with what they’d done rising away from them into the flat summer sky.
-- Canada by Richard Ford. This is a great story!
Richard Ford is a favorite of mine, and it’s still taken me six years to get around to reading this one.
Any other Richard Ford fans? What’s your favorite? I like all the Frank Bascombe books, particularly the second one, Independence Day.
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