Bliss, Remembered

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Bliss, Remembered

By Frank Deford

Overlook Press, Hardcover, 9781590203590, 351pp.

Publication Date: July 8, 2010

At the 1936 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.

Saturday, Jul 17, 2010

Sportswriter Frank Deford's historical novel, Bliss Remembered, tells the story of a young American swimmer at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Deford explains why he was drawn to this particular historical setting -- and what it's like to write a novel from the perspective of a woman. More at

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