The bridge ladies : a memoir

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New York, NY : Harper Wave, [2016].
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B Lerner, B.
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New York, NY : Harper Wave, [2016].
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viii, 299 pages ; 24 cm.


"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.



APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lerner, B. (2016). The bridge ladies: a memoir . Harper Wave.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lerner, Betsy. 2016. The Bridge Ladies: A Memoir. Harper Wave.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lerner, Betsy. The Bridge Ladies: A Memoir Harper Wave, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lerner, Betsy. The Bridge Ladies: A Memoir Harper Wave, 2016.

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