Boy at the Crossroads – Now Available!
At only thirteen years old—arrested for being part of the Mercury Gang because the boys only stole Mercury sedans—Conley Ford, on a whim, decides to run out on probation, skip school, and put his thumb out instead.
Follow Conley on a journey to find his way and make a life in a world that never quite feels like home. Based on his true story as a runaway in the 1950’s, the book is sure to make you think, laugh, and pull on your heartstrings.
Listen to Mary Ford’s Interviews
August 30, 2021 – Mary Ford is featured in this episode of Cohasset Common, hosted by Christopher Senior, Town Manager.
Someone You Should Know
June 7, 2021 – Scott Stevenson interviews Mary Ford in this episode of “Someone You Should Know”
About the author, Mary Ford
Mary Ford is a retired, award-winning journalist who spent twenty-eight years as the editor of two successful, small-town newspapers in Massachusetts. She met Conley in 1971 and has always been fascinated by his story. They live in Scituate, Mass. with their dog, George. This is Mary’s first novel.
A Behind-the-Book Interview with Mary
Review – Boy at the Crossroads
The pace of the narrative, highlighted by the insertion of colorful details and revealing memories, keeps the reader fully absorbed to the very end. It’s a tale of resilience that would appeal to anybody from a young adult starting out in life, to a senior like me, looking back at memories of life’s challenges. It’s a “2 thumbs up” read! Full review here>>
Columnist, Hingham Journal
Boy at the Crossroads
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