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Mrs. Ted Bliss

Author: Stanley Elkin
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The life of a retired senior citizen. She is Dorothy Bliss, a widow after a butcher who lives in a condo in Miami. The novel follows her everyday life--cleaning, cooking, writing letters--all the while recording her memories and her wise observations on life. A slice of life enlivened by a brush with drug dealers. By the author of George Mills.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Humorous stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Elkin, Stanley, 1930-1995.
Mrs. Ted Bliss.
New York : Hyperion, ©1995
(OCoLC)624435348
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Elkin
ISBN: 0786861045 9780786861040 1564783227 9781564783226
OCLC Number: 31971349
Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1995
Description: 291 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Madam Ted Bliss
Responsibility: Stanley Elkin.
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The life of a retired senior citizen. She is Dorothy Bliss, a widow after a butcher who lives in a condo in Miami. The novel follows her everyday life--cleaning, cooking, writing letters--all the while recording her memories and her wise observations on life. A slice of life enlivened by a brush with drug dealers. By the author of George Mills.

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