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The Dud Avocado free pdf "The Dud Avocado "follows the romantic and comedic adventures of a young American who heads overseas to conquer Paris in the late 1950s. Edith Wharton and Henry James wrote about the American girl abroad, but it was Elaine Dundy's Sally Jay Gorce who told us what she was really thinking. Charming, sexy, and hilarious, "The Dud Avocado" gained instant cult status when it was first published and it remains a timeless portrait of a woman hell-bent on living.
"I had to tell someone how much I enjoyed "The Dud Avocado." It made me laugh, scream, and guffaw (which, incidentally, is a great name for a law firm)." -Groucho Marx
"["The Dud Avocado"] is one of the best novels about growing up fast..." "-The Guardian"

About Elaine Dundy

Elaine Dundy (1921--2008) was born in New York City, and lived in Paris and London. She was married for a time to theater critic Kenneth Tynan. She wrote plays, novels, and biographies, including "Elvis and Gladys" and "Life Itself!" Her work has appeared in "The New York Times, Esquire, " and "Vogue" among other publications. Her novel, "The Dud Avocado," was re-published by NYRB Classics in 2007.

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Author : Elaine Dundy
Publisher : New York Review of Books
Data Published : 01 June 2007
ISBN : 1590172329
EAN : 9781590172322
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 260 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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