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Sudden Death

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Outrageous, irrepressible and endlessly entertaining, the bestselling author of "Rubyfruit Jungle and "Bingo spins a behind-the-scenes tale of women's professional tennis that dramtically intertwines the heart-stopping excitement of competition and the lingering heartache of intimate human bonds. Carmen Semanan loves three things passionalty: tennis, money and professor Harriet Rawls. Just twenty-four, Carmen is at her peak as one of the world's top-seeded tennis champions, determined to win the coveted Grand Slam. She is protected from everything but the grueling demands of her sport by an avericious agent and her devoted gusty Harriet. All the odds are in her favor. But there are weeds growing in her paradise patch. Carmen's vey latin brother, Miguel, parlays her succes into a financial house of cards with deals that include smuggling, forgery, and fraud. Susan Reilly, Carmen's archrival and former lover, leaks word of Carms's relationship with Harriet to the press—and tennis's best-kept secret is blown into a front-page scandal. From the French Open to Wimbledon, jealousies, ambitions and passions are set to explode. Now, with everything she cherishes on the line, Carmen must test the true depths of her feelings-both on and off the court.
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Outrageous, irrepressible and endlesslyentertaining, the bestselling author of "Rubyfruit Jungle"and "Bingo" spins a behind-the-scenes tale of women'sprofessional tennis that dramtically intertwinesthe heart-stopping excitement of competition andthe lingering heartache of intimate human bonds.Carmen Semanan loves three things passionalty: tennis, money and professor Harriet Rawls. Justtwenty-four, Carmen is at her peak as one of theworld's top-seeded tennis champions, determined to winthe coveted Grand Slam. She is protected fromeverything but the grueling demands of her sport by anavericious agent and her devoted gusty Harriet.All the odds are in her favor. But there are weedsgrowing in her paradise patch. Carmen's vey latinbrother, Miguel, parlays her succes into afinancial house of cards with deals that includesmuggling, forgery, and fraud. Susan Reilly, Carmen'sarchrival and former lover, leaks word of Carms'srelationship with Harriet to the press--and tennis'sbest-kept secret is blown into a front-pagescandal. From the French Open to Wimbledon, jealousies, ambitions and passions are set to explode. Now, with everything she cherishes on the line, Carmenmust test the true depths of her feelings-both onand off the court."
Rita Mae Brown is the bestselling author of several books. An Emmy-nominated screenwriter and poet, she lives in Afton, Virginia.
Sneaky Pie Brown, a tiger cat born somewhere in Albemarle County, Virginia, was discovered by Rita Mae Brown at her local SPCA. They have collaborated on fifteen previous Mrs. Murphy mysteries: Wish You Were Here; Rest in Pieces; Murder at Monticello; Pay Dirt; Murder, She Meowed; Murder on the Prowl; Cat on the Scent; Pawing Through the Past; Claws and Effect; Catch as Cat Can; The Tail of the Tip-Off; Whisker of Evil; Cat's Eyewitness; Sour Puss; and Puss 'n C
"If you thought NoraEphron's "Heartburn" has cornered themarket on true hearbreak, thinly veiled, make roomfor "Sudden Death." . . .it notonly chops the stars of women's professional tennisdown to size; it tackles the whole pro tennisestablishment."--"The Washington Post.""
Short Title
SUDDEN DEATH (R)
Pages
256
Publisher
Bantam
Language
English
ISBN-10
0553269305
ISBN-13
9780553269307
Media
Book
Format
Mass Market Paperback
DEWEY
FIC
Year
1984
Publication Date
1984-03-31
Imprint
Bantam USA
Place of Publication
New York
Country of Publication
United States
Author
Rita Mae Brown
Residence
Charlottesville, VA, US
Birth
1944
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