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The Dud Avocado

Written by Elaine Dundy
Introduction by Terry Teachout


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $14.95

Elaine Dundy’s semi-autobiographical comic novel follows the misadventures of an American girl who impulsively quits college and heads off to conquer Paris in the 1950s.

Sally Jay Gorce sets out to become an actress, but what she really wants to do is experience the wide world, and to “make her wits... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Dud Avocado

Written by Elaine Dundy
Introduction by Terry Teachout


Format: eBook, 280 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $14.95

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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The Old Man and Me

Written by Elaine Dundy
Introduction by Elaine Dundy


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $15.95

In The Dud Avocado, Elaine Dundy revealed the life of the young expatriate in Paris in all its hilarious and heartbreaking drama. With The Old Man and Me, written when Dundy was living in England in the early 1960s, she tackles the American girl in London, a bit older but certainly... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Old Man and Me

Written by Elaine Dundy
Introduction by Elaine Dundy


Format: eBook, 248 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $15.95

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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