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Bliss, remembered

Frank Deford

Bliss, remembered

by Frank Deford

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Frank Deford
SeriesThorndike Press large print core
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.E37 B57 2010b
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24423902M
ISBN 101410431533
ISBN 109781410431530
LC Control Number2010030568
OCLC/WorldCa649702236

Get this from a library! Bliss, remembered. [Frank Deford] -- Now an elderly woman, Sydney Stringfellow recounts for her son her experiences as a swimmer at the Berlin Olympics where she had an unforgettable and forbidden love affair with the son of a Nazi. Romantic, Fun, Fantastic, BookMovement's reading guide includes discussion questions, plot summary, reviews and ratings and suggested discussion questions from our book 4/5(1).

  Bliss, Remembered by Frank Deford, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). 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. In Bliss, Remembered, Deford explores new te.

With Bliss, Remembered, the celebrated Frank Deford has produced "a work of enthralling historical fiction" that ranks with the best of his novels, including Everybody's All American, which Sports Illustrated ranked as one of the twenty-five best sports books of all time (Library Journal, starred review).   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. In Bliss, Remembered, Deford explores new territory as he tells two love stories from the perspective of a beautiful should-have-been Author: Frank Deford.


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BLISS, REMEMBERED is a love story combining the Olympics with the situation in Europe during World War II. The ending is surprising and beautiful. This was the best book I read in !4/5(37).

Bliss, Remembered is a well-researched book. The details about the eastern shore of Maryland and New York in the early s and the Berlin Olympics in ring true, as does the language used in the present and the past.

Deford works in references to real people, places, and events in a believable way/5. With Bliss, Remembered, the celebrated Frank Deford has produced “a work of enthralling historical fiction” that ranks with the best of his novels, including Everybody’s All American, which Sports Remembered book ranked as one of the twenty-five Brand: ABRAMS (Ignition).

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 Berlin Olympics, Sydney begins an intense love affair with a German, but the affair abruptly ends when political forces tear them apart.4/4(37).

Love, War And 'Bliss, Remembered' At Olympics J • Sportswriter Frank Deford's historical novel, Bliss Remembered, tells the story of a young American swimmer at the Author: Frank Deford. From a masterly writer ("The Washington Post") comes a gripping and enchantedlove story set during the the Berlin Bliss, Remembered, the celebrated Frank Deford has produced a work of literature remembered book 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/5(2).

With Bliss, Remembered, the celebrated Frank Deford has produced “a work of enthralling historical fiction” that ranks with the best of his novels, including Everybody’s All American, which Sports Illustrated ranked as one of the twenty-five best sports books of all time (Library Journal, starred review).

Bliss, Remembered Written by Frank Deford Review by Ken Kreckel This novel begins with Sydney Stringfellow, a young American swimming hopeful at the Berlin Olympics, meeting her soul mate, a very German dreamboat named Horst : Frank Deford.

At the Berlin Olympics the beautiful Sydney Stringfellow begins an intense love affair with a German but the affair abruptly ends when political forces tear them apart. A member of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association and its Hall of Fame, Deford has been named Sportswriter of the Year six times.

His most recent book is Bliss, Remembered, a novel set during the Berlin Olympics. Sportswriter and novelist Deford (The Entitled: A Tale of Modern Baseball,etc.) returns to fiction with a love story set at the Olympics in Berlin and stateside during World War author scored his greatest success with the football-themed novel Everybody’s All American, which was made into a movie starring Dennis Quaid and Jessica : Frank Deford.

Discussion Questions for Bliss Remembered by Frank Deford 1. Did you like the book. Why or why not. Did you find the characters believable. Which of the characters did you like the most. Which did you dislike. Did you find the dialog in the story realistic. What did you think of the plot line development.

How credible did the author. 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. In Bliss, Remembered, Deford explores new territory as he tells two love stories from the.

BLISS, REMEMBERED is a love story combining the Olympics with the situation in Europe during World War II. The ending is surprising and beautiful. This was the best book I read in !4/5. 'Bliss, Remembered': Despite War, They Dove Into Love Sportswriter Frank Deford's historical novel, Bliss Remembered, tells the story of a young American swimmer at the Olympics in Berlin.

Fiction Book Review: Bliss, Remembered by Frank Deford, Overlook, $ (p) ISBN When American swimmer Sydney Stringfellow arrives at the Berlin Olympics, she never. 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 Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of Bliss, Remembered book by Frank Deford.

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Bliss, remembered. [Frank Deford] -- Now an elderly woman, Sydney Stringfellow recounts for her son her experiences as a swimmer at the Berlin Olympics where she had an unforgettable and forbidden love affair with the son of a Nazi.

" BLISS REMEMBERED By Frank Deford This multilayered, finely crafted novel is basically a memoir written so well you are captivated by the lives of the characters. Sydney Stringfellow goes to the Berlin Olympics and falls in love with a handsome young German. Politics and distance separate them, and she returns home broken hearted.

His last novel was the acclaimed Bliss, Remembered, a s romance between a pretty young American and the son of a German diplomat; the story is written from the point of view of the woman.

He was also the screenwriter on the films Trading Hearts () and Four Minutes ().Born: Benjamin Franklin Deford III, Decem .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.

In Bliss, Remembered, Deford explores new territory as he tells two love stories from the perspective of a beautiful should-have-been Brand: Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing.

Bliss, Remembered is the fictional account of an Olympic swimmer that took part in the Berlin Olympics. Extremely well-written, Frank Deford does a wonderful job of portraying what life was like in Germany shortly before World War II.

If you like history with a heavy side of romance then this is the book for you.