Abbreviating Ernie: A Novel

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Villard, 1997 - Fiction - 301 pages
2 Reviews
When Dr. Ernest Haas, a cross-dressing Schenectady, New York, urologist, slips into a size-8 beige knit dress, handcuffs his Prozac-addicted wife, Audrey, to their stove, and expires in the act of making love to her, it creates serious problems for everyone. Especially Audrey. Does she go down with the ship? Or does she resort to her electric multi-purpose carving utensil to sever her ties with her late husband? So begins Abbreviating Ernie, a novel about the most sensational domestic-violence case in the history of upstate New York. The political correctness of spousal dismemberment polarizes women and antivivisectionists alike. And Audrey's trial becomes an international cause celebre exploited by everyone from feminists to forensic urologists.

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User Review  - Djupstrom - LibraryThing

Out there, but I kind of liked it...does that make me a bad person. I was reminiscent of Gerald's Game by Stephen King. This book involves a cross-dressing urologist, a dog, kinky sex, and an electric carving knife. Are you interested? Read full review

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User Review  - Punk - Goodreads

Fiction. I'm going to be honest with you. This is a book about a urologist who likes to dress up in women's clothes, handcuff his wife to the stove, and fuck her. And then he dies and his wife cuts ... Read full review


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