Bliss, Remembered

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Overlook Press, 2010 - Fiction - 351 pages
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Now an elderly woman, Sydney Stringfellow recounts for her son her experiences as a swimmer at the 1936 Berlin Olympics where she had an unforgettable and forbidden love affair with the son of a Nazi diplomat.

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User Review  - storian - LibraryThing

Very strong on atmosphere and period detail. Somewhat odd frame tale of a mother telling her son about her own youthful romance. Her reason for telling him this becomes clear when a crucial plot twist ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Sportswriter and novelist Deford (The Entitled: A Tale of Modern Baseball, 2008, etc.) returns to fiction with a love story set at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin and stateside during World War II.The ... Read full review

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Frank Deford is senior writer for Sports Illustrated, author, commentator and correspondent.

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