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Mrs. Ted Bliss
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[United States]: Open Road Media, 2010.
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Elkin's National Book Critics Circle Award-winning classic: The story of an elderly woman who suddenly becomes mixed up in a world of criminals and con artists After her beloved husband dies of cancer, Dorothy Bliss is consigned to a life of tedium, waiting out her remaining years in a Miami beachside community shared precariously by its Jewish and Latino residents. When Dorothy attends a series of parties intended to lighten the community's racial tensions, she is unwittingly pulled into a world of drug smuggling, con artistry, and underground gambling--and a series of adventures that will renew her passion for life. At once heartfelt and hilarious, Mrs. Ted Bliss is a captivating novel of an ordinary woman in extraordinary circumstances, reconciling the regrets of her past and rediscovering adventure in the twilight of her life. This ebook features rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's estate and from the Stanley Elkin archives at Washington University in St. Louis.

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English
ISBN:
9781453204221 (electronic bk.), 1453204229 (electronic bk.)

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Elkin's National Book Critics Circle Award-winning classic: The story of an elderly woman who suddenly becomes mixed up in a world of criminals and con artists. After her beloved husband dies of cancer, Dorothy Bliss is consigned to a life of tedium, waiting out her remaining years in a Miami beachside community shared precariously by its Jewish and Latino residents. When Dorothy attends a series of parties intended to lighten the community's racial tensions, she is unwittingly pulled into a world of drug smuggling, con artistry, and underground gambling - and a series of adventures that will renew her passion for life. At once heartfelt and hilarious, Mrs. Ted Bliss is a captivating novel of an ordinary woman in extraordinary circumstances, reconciling the regrets of her past and rediscovering adventure in the twilight of her life. This ebook features rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's estate and from the Stanley Elkin archives at Washington University in St. Louis.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Elkin, S. (2010). Mrs. Ted Bliss. [United States]: Open Road Media.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Elkin, Stanley, 1930-1995. 2010. Mrs. Ted Bliss. [United States]: Open Road Media.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Elkin, Stanley, 1930-1995, Mrs. Ted Bliss. [United States]: Open Road Media, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Elkin, Stanley. Mrs. Ted Bliss. [United States]: Open Road Media, 2010. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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