Richard Ford vs Gerald Ford

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Novelist & Short Story Writer
Managing Member, Ford Financial Fund
$3 Million
Net worth 2018
$2.91 Billion
Writers
Industry
Investments
Jackson, Mississippi
Residence
Omaha
United States
Country
United States
16/02/1944
BirthDay
14/07/1913
Died On
December 26, 2006
Children
6
Michigan State University, University of California, Irvine, Washington University in St. Louis
Education
Bachelor of Arts / Science, Southern Methodist University; Doctor of Jurisprudence, Southern Methodist University
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2012

He started teaching at the Columbia University School of the Arts (2012)

2002

He continued writing and published books like: ‘A Multitude of Sins (2002)’, ‘The Lay of the Land (2006)’—part of ‘Frank Boscombe’ series and ‘Canada (2012)’

2000

In the ‘2000s, Ford worked as a teaching appointment at Bowdoin College (2005), an Adjunct Professor at the Trinity College, Dublin (2008) and assumed the post of senior fiction professor at the University of Mississippi (2011)

1995

It was Ford’s ‘Independence Day’ in 1995 that finally earned him both PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

1990

In 1990, ‘Wildlife’ was released—it is a story about a Montana based golf champion who turns into a firefighter

1986

The book was named as one of the Time magazine’s five best books of 1986 and it was selected as a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

1981

He followed it with another book ‘The Ultimate Good Luck (1981)’

1976

Ford published his first novel in 1976, titled ‘A Piece of My Heart’—a story of two improbable wanderers whose paths cross on an Island in the Mississippi River

1971

After Ford received his Master’s degree in fine arts from the University of California, he was offered a three-year appointment in the University of Michigan Society of Fellows in 1971

1968

Ford met his wife Kristina Hensley while he was doing Bachelor’s degree from the Michigan State University and they got married in 1968