Memories of the Ford Administration Summary
John Updike

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Memories of the Ford Administration Summary

Updike's fifteenth novel is a comic mixture of history and fiction. The title is a joke because the narrator cannot remember anything about the presidency of Gerald Ford. He is supposed to write about it for an Association of American Historians, but his report instead is a mixture of personal history and a biography of James Buchanan.

The narrator is a professor of history at Wayward Junior College in New Hampshire, and...

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