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Lady Who Liked Clean Rest Rooms The Chronicle of One of the Strangest Stories Ever to Be Rumoured about Around New York

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ISBN-10: 0312187343

ISBN-13: 9780312187347

Edition: Revised 

Authors: J. P. Donleavy

List price: $17.99
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Not since The Gingerman has J.P. Donleavy succeeded in both delighting and irking his readers as he has with The Lady Who Like Clean Restrooms. This stylish novella tells the tale of Jocelyn Guenevere Marchantiere Jones, whose Scarsdale life comes to an abrupt end when her husband goes in search of a bit of "fresh flesh." Soon she is fending for herself in New York City, where finding a clean restroom will prove to be the least of her concerns.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 6/15/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

James Patrick Donleavy, 1926 - James (aka, Mike) Donleavy was born in New York on April 23, 1926 to Irish immigrants. He served in the Navy during WWII and afterwards, attended Trinity College in Dublin. He began as a painter to gain entry into the London gallery scene but he was told that he would have to be famous to have his work shown, which he decided to do, but as a writer. Donleavy's first novel was "The Ginger Man," which took years to complete and even more to get published because of the explicit sex for that time. It was finally published by Maurice Girodias, who also published a series of pornographic fiction called the Traveler's Companion Series. Donleavy tried to save his…