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Suddenly, The Cider Didn't Taste So Good
  • Finalist, John N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction, 2013 Maine Literary Award


Retired Maine Game Warden John Ford (1947-2018) saw it all. He had been shot at by desperate prison escapees, been outwitted by wily trappers, and rescued scores of animals. As a tenacious and successful warden, he was always willing to spend the time needed to nab violators of the state’s fish and game laws. At the same time, though, he wasn’t a cold, heartless, go-by-the-book enforcer; he usually had a good quip ready when he slipped the handcuffs on a violator, and he wasn’t above accepting a lesson learned as sufficient penalty for breaking the law. Ford was also a gifted storyteller and he wrote of his adventures in Suddenly, the Cider Didn’t Taste So Good, a collection of true tales, both humorous and serious.

Suddenly, The Cider Didn't Taste So Good

  • Written by John Ford Sr.

    Binding: Softcover

    Pages: 224

    Genre: Humor | Nonfiction

    Ages: All

    ISBN: 978-1-934031-94-0

    Publication Date: 2012

    Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.56

    Shipping Weight: 0.53 lbs.