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The Resource The bridge ladies : a memoir, Betsy Lerner

The bridge ladies : a memoir, Betsy Lerner

Label
The bridge ladies : a memoir
Title
The bridge ladies
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Betsy Lerner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
autobiography
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Lerner, Betsy
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Lerner, Betsy
  • Literary agents
  • Bridge clubs
  • Women bridge players
  • Female friendship
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Older women
  • Mothers and daughters
Target audience
adult
Label
The bridge ladies : a memoir, Betsy Lerner
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
p225761436
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 299 pages
Isbn
9781447272533
Media category
unmediated
System control number
  • (Sirsi) p225761436
  • (Sirsi) p225761436
Label
The bridge ladies : a memoir, Betsy Lerner
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
p225761436
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 299 pages
Isbn
9781447272533
Media category
unmediated
System control number
  • (Sirsi) p225761436
  • (Sirsi) p225761436

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