Mrs. Ted Bliss

Mrs. Ted Bliss

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Published posthumously in 1995, Mrs. Ted Bliss tells the story of an eighty-two-year-old widow starting life anew after the death of her husband. As Dorothy Bliss learns to cope with the mundane rituals of life in a Florida retirement community, she inadvertently becomes involved with a drug kingpin trying to use her as a front for his operations. Combining a comic plot with a deep concern for character, Elkin ends his career with a vivid portrait of a woman overcoming loss, a woman who is both recognizable and as unique as Elkin's other famous characters.
Publisher: Chicago : Dalkey Archive Press, 2002
Edition: 1st Dalkey Archive ed
ISBN: 9781564783226
1564783227
Branch Call Number: F ELK NVD
Characteristics: 294 p. ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Madam Ted Bliss
Mistress Ted Bliss

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