The Resource The bridge ladies : a memoir, Betsy Lerner., (ebook)

The bridge ladies : a memoir, Betsy Lerner., (ebook)

Label
The bridge ladies : a memoir
Title
The bridge ladies
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Betsy Lerner.
Creator
Contributor
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"--
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lerner, Betsy
Dewey number
  • 305.2092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.L36795
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Lerner, Betsy
  • Literary agents
  • Bridge clubs
  • Women bridge players
  • Female friendship
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Older women
Label
The bridge ladies : a memoir, Betsy Lerner., (ebook)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062354488
Lccn
2015046368
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
803244B0-5D95-4278-940E-1D7876846AFF
System control number
  • ocn930364364
  • (OCoLC)930364364
Label
The bridge ladies : a memoir, Betsy Lerner., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062354488
Lccn
2015046368
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
803244B0-5D95-4278-940E-1D7876846AFF
System control number
  • ocn930364364
  • (OCoLC)930364364

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