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Bliss, Remembered

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In Bliss, Remembered, Deford explores new territory as he tells two love stories from the perspective of a beautiful should-have-been Olympic champion named Sydney Stringfellow. At the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Sydney begins an intense love affair with a German, but the affair abruptly ends when political forces tear them apart. Back in the U.S., Sydney--daring, vulnerable, and memorable--is left healing her broken heart when a striking American begins to pursue her. In Deford's tender novel, the simplicity and honesty of choices of the heart clash with a brutal time--a time when choices seemed so dire in the enveloping shadows of a changing world. With Bliss, Remembered, the celebrated Frank Deford has produced a work of literature that ranks with the best of his many novels, including Everybody's All American, which Sports Illustrated ranked as one of the twenty-five best sports books of all time.

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ISBN:
9781441779625
Author:
Deford, Frank
Publisher:
Blackstone Audiobooks
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , In Bliss, Remembered, Deford explores new territory as he tells two love stories from the perspective of a beautiful should-have-been Olympic champion named Sydney Stringfellow. At the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Sydney begins an intense love affair with a German, but the affair abruptly ends when political forces tear them apart. Back in the U.S., Sydney--daring, vulnerable, and memorable--is left healing her broken heart when a striking American begins to pursue her. In Deford's tender novel, the simplicity and honesty of choices of the heart clash with a brutal time--a time when choices seemed so dire in the enveloping shadows of a changing world. With Bliss, Remembered, the celebrated Frank Deford has produced a work of literature that ranks with the best of his many novels, including Everybody's All American, which Sports Illustrated ranked as one of the twenty-five best sports books of all time.
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