Mrs. Ted Bliss

Lannan Selections
Stanley Elkin

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.

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Publication: Lannan Selections
Format: Paperback / softback
Number of pages: 294
ISBN-13: 9781564783226
GTIN13: 9781564783226
Publication date: 4/1/2002
Language: eng
List price: $14.95