The Lady Who Liked Clean Restrooms

The Chronicle Of One Of The Strangest Stories Ever To Be Rumoured About Around New York

J. P. Donleavy

St. Martin's Griffin

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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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Praise for The Lady Who Liked Clean Restrooms

"Fans of J.P. Donleavy-and newcomers to his antics-can rejoice at his latest, rich, ribald, and touching creation." --The New York Times Book Review

"A charming, irrelevant novella." --American Way

"Donleavy has created a character of enormous force and dignity...It cheers me up, this book. It is not conventional." --Los Angeles Times

"[A] marvelously sophisticated, scatological, acerbic, and entertaining novella." --The Washington Times

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About the Author

J. P. Donleavy

J.P. Donleavy is the author of The Ginger Man. A Bronx, New York native, he now lives in Dublin, Ireland.

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The Lady Who Liked Clean Restrooms
The Chronicle Of One Of The Strangest Stories Ever To Be Rumoured About Around New York
J. P. Donleavy

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
June 1998
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312187347
ISBN10: 0312187343
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 128 pages
$16.99
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