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The bridge ladies : a memoir

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"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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  • 4 of 6 copies available at OWWL.

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Arcade Free Library BIO LERNE (Text)
Adult New Materials
52112300413325
Checked out
09/29/2017
Dansville Public Library BIO LERNER LER (Text)
Adult Biography
52117300411823
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Geneva Public Library 305.2 LER (Text)
Second Floor Nonfiction
52118300802326
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Lima Public Library BIO LERNER (Text)
Adult Biography
32139000988475
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10/03/2017
Warsaw Public Library 921 LERNER (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52151300270269
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua B LERNER (Text)
Adult Biography
31846002697125
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