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The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy
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Apr 29, 11

bookshelves: nyrb, read-in-2011, 1950s-literature
Read from April 09 to 29, 2011

Remarkably candid for a 1950s novel. There are some funny scenes as this early-twenties American girl, who's been given a two-year stipend from her uncle, sleeps her way across France, meeting corrupt and vapid people as she slowly changes from girl to young woman.
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