Jeffrey Ford
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Jeffrey Ford

Jeffrey Ford is the author of the novels, Vanitas, The Physiognomy, Memoranda, The Beyond, The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque, The Girl in the Glass, The Cosmology of the Wider World, and The Shadow Year. There's a short novel due out on October 11th, 2017, The Twilight Pariah, from Tor.com and a full length novel in March, 2018, Ahab's Return, Or The Last Voyage, from Morrow/Harper Collins. His story collections are The Fantasy Writer's Assistant, The Empire of Ice Cream, The Drowned Life, Crackpot Palace, and A Natural History of Hell. Ford has published well over 100 short stories, which have appeared in numerous journals, magazines and anthologies, from The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction to The Oxford Book of American Short Stories. He is the recipient of the World Fantasy Award, Nebula, Shirley Jackson Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire (France), Hayakawa Award (Japan). His fiction has been translated into about 20 languages. In addition to writing, he's been a professor of literature and writing for 30 years and has been a guest lecturer at Clarion Writing Workshop, The Stone Coast MFA Program, The Richard Hugo House in Seattle, and the Antioch University Writing Workshop. He lives in Ohio and currently teaches part time at Ohio Wesleyan University.
Link to my homepage -- http://www.well-builtcity.com/

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    • Stories

    • All-New Tales
    • By: Neil Gaiman (author and editor), Al Sarrantonio (editor), Joe Hill, and others
    • Narrated by: Anne Bobby, Jonathan Davis, Katherine Kellgren, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
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    The best stories pull readers in and keep them turning the pages, eager to discover more—to find the answer to the question....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Something for Everyone

    • By Nicole on 05-24-17

    Regular price: $42.20

    • Ahab's Return

    • or, The Last Voyage
    • By: Jeffrey Ford
    • Narrated by: Charles Constant
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A bold and intriguing fabulist novel that reimagines two of the most legendary characters in American literature - Captain Ahab and Ishmael of Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick - from the critically acclaimed Edgar and World Fantasy award-winning author of The Girl in the Glass....

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    • Fearful Symmetries

    • By: Ellen Datlow
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
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    Wander through visions of the most terrible of angels, the Seven who would undo the world. Venture through hell and back and lands more terrestrial and darker still....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome as always

    • By jessica on 11-23-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Shadow Year

    • A Novel
    • By: Jeffrey Ford
    • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
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      4 out of 5 stars 26
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    On New York's Long Island, in the unpredictable decade of the 1960s, a young boy and his brother have created Botch Town....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't stop listening!!!

    • By Marjory on 12-12-10

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    • The Physiognomy

    • The Well-Built City Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Jeffrey Ford
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 19
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Offering a freshly-imagined world of bizarre creatures and strange customs, this unique and sardonic allegory explores the power and price of science and the ambiguity of morality....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • stomach-churning and beautiful

    • By Stephanie on 02-04-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Memoranda

    • The Well-Built City Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Jeffrey Ford
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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    After beholding the destruction of the Well-Built City, physiognomist Cley is now a simple healer seeking peace and atonement in the happy village of survivors....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narration adds quite a bit of humor

    • By Katherine on 06-20-11

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Beyond

    • The Well-Built City Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Jeffrey Ford
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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    The third and final chapter of Cley's strange life journey dispatches him to the inconceivable ends of his world - and strands him in the perilous heart of a sentient wilderness....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not as inventive as predecessors

    • By Katherine on 01-03-13

    Regular price: $24.95

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