Richard Ford narrates the stories of his parents. Father was 'smiling' and mother 'buoyant'. Before parenthood, they were always on the road; he was a salesman travelling the US.
Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Ford tells us the stories of his parents, taken from a newly published memoir.
After his parents married they took to the road. Father worked at the Faultless Company, which took them to "Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, and a small part of Tennessee, a slice of Florida, a corner of Texas, all of Mississippi." On the road they stayed at motels and ate in diners. They had fun. They 'roistered'.
Abridged by Katrin Williams
Producer Duncan Minshull.
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