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The bridge ladies : a memoir / Betsy Lerner.

Lerner, Betsy. (Author).

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  • 14 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library B LER (Text) 78551000526974 Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062354464
  • Physical Description: viii, 299 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "A fifty-year-old Bridge game provides an unexpected way to cross the generational divide between a daughter and her mother. Betsy Lerner takes us on a powerfully personal literary journey, where we learn a little about Bridge and a lot about life. After a lifetime defining herself in contrast to her mother's "don't ask, don't tell" generation, Lerner finds herself back in her childhood home, not five miles from the mother she spent decades avoiding. When Roz needs help after surgery, it falls to Betsy to take care of her. She expected a week of tense civility; what she got instead were the Bridge Ladies. Impressed by their loyalty, she saw something her generation lacked. Facebook was great, but it wouldn't deliver a pot roast. Tentatively at first, Betsy becomes a regular at her mother's Monday Bridge club. Through her friendships with the ladies, she is finally able to face years of misunderstandings and family tragedy, the Bridge table becoming the common ground she and Roz never had. By turns darkly funny and deeply moving, The Bridge Ladies is the unforgettable story of a hard-won--but never-too-late--bond between mother and daughter"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Lerner, Betsy.
Literary agents > United States > Biography.
Bridge clubs > Social aspects > United States.
Women bridge players > United States.
Female friendship > United States.
Intergenerational relations > United States.
Mothers and daughters > United States.
Older women > United States > Social life and customs.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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