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Mrs. Ted Bliss

Stanley Elkin

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ISBN : 9780788710735
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In language that is rich, musical and playful, like that of a Joyce who grew up on Yiddish (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times), Stanley Elkin offers us the extraordinary Dorothy Bliss, an eighty-two-year-old widow caught in a tragicomic world,MoreIn language that is rich, musical and playful, like that of a Joyce who grew up on Yiddish (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times), Stanley Elkin offers us the extraordinary Dorothy Bliss, an eighty-two-year-old widow caught in a tragicomic world, forced to find purpose in endless card games and Good Neighbor Policy Night at a Florida retirement community.About the Author A two-time recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award, Stanley Elkin is regarded as one of the most important writers of the contemporary period. During his lifetime, he wrote over a dozen novels and short story collections, including The Magic Kingdom, The Franchiser, and The Dick Gibson Show.