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Much Ado About Jessie Kaplan

Much Ado About Jessie Kaplan

(2004)
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Paula Marantz Cohen's triumphant first novel, Jane Austen in Boca, was an inspired blend of classic English literature and modern American manners. Her new novel heads north to the seemingly quiet suburban town of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, for a comedy that even Shakespeare couldn't have imagined.

Carla Goodman is worried. Her husband, a gastroenterologist in private practice, is coming home frazzled because medicine isn't what it used to be. Her son's teachers want to put him on Ritalin to stop him from wreaking havoc on the fifth grade. And her cranky twelve-year-old daughter has a bas mitzvah coming up.

But it's Carla's sweet, widowed mother, Jessie Kaplan, who really has her baffled. Jessie has suddenly "remembered" that she was Shakespeare's girlfriend---the Dark Lady of the sonnets---in a previous life. Can even the famed Dr. Leonard Samuels, psychiatrist and author of the self-help book How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love My Mother-in-Law, help with problems like these?

Witty, engaging, and wickedly observant, Much Ado About Jessie Kaplan is an unpredictable tale of love, loss, and family rites of passage.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2004 : USA Hardback
Title: Much Ado About Jessie Kaplan
Author(s): Paula Marantz Cohen
ISBN: 0-7862-6773-9 / 978-0-7862-6773-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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March 2004 : USA Hardback
Title: Much Ado About Jessie Kaplan
Author(s): Paula Marantz Cohen
ISBN: 0-312-32498-7 / 978-0-312-32498-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

August 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: Much Ado About Jessie Kaplan
Author(s): Paula Marantz Cohen
ISBN: 0-312-32499-5 / 978-0-312-32499-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

April 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Much Ado About Jessie Kaplan
Author(s): Paula Marantz Cohen
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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