Description - Much ADO about Jessie Kaplan by Professor of Humanities Paula Marantz Cohen
From the bestselling author of Jane Austen in Boca, "another witty tale that combines classic literature with contemporary social comedy."---Hartford CourantCarla Goodman's life in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is a little bit stressful these days. Her doctor husband is frazzled, her son's teachers say he needs Ritalin, and she's in the throes of planning her daughter's bat mitzvah. But it's her sweet widowed mother, Jessie Kaplan, who really has Carla worried, for Jessie has suddenly "remembered" that she was Shakespeare's 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 a problem like this?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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Author Biography - Professor of Humanities Paula Marantz Cohen
Paula Marantz Cohen is a Distinguished Professor of English at Drexel University in Philadelphia, and the author of Jane Austen in Boca as well as five scholarly nonfiction books. She lives in Moorestown, New Jersey.