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The dud avocado
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Published:
New York : New York Review Books, c2007.
Physical Desc:
x, 260 pages ; 21 cm.
Status:
Central
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Description
A smart, funny classic about a young and beautiful American woman who moves to Paris determined to live life to the fullest. 

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
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781590172322, 1590172329
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APA Citation (style guide)

Dundy, E. (2007). The dud avocado. New York, New York Review Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dundy, Elaine. 2007. The Dud Avocado. New York, New York Review Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dundy, Elaine, The Dud Avocado. New York, New York Review Books, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Dundy, Elaine. The Dud Avocado. New York, New York Review Books, 2007.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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