Jane Austen in Scarsdale

Jane Austen in Scarsdale

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Anne Ehrlich is a dedicated guidance counselor steering her high-school charges through the perils of college admission. Thirteen years ago, when she was graduating from Columbia University, her wealthy family---especially her dear grandmother Winnie---persuaded her to give up the love of her life, Ben Cutler, a penniless boy from Queens College. Anne has never married and hasn't seen Ben since---until his nephew turns up in her high school and starts applying to college. Now Ben is a successful writer, a world traveler, and a soon-to-be married man; and Winnie's health is beginning to fail. All of these changes have Anne beginning to wonder...Can old love be rekindled, or are past mistakes too painful to forget? With all the wit and perceptiveness of Jane Austen's Persuasion, Jane Austen in Scarsdale is a fresh and romantic new comedy from a novelist with qa knack for making modern life reflect literature in the most engaging mannerq (Library Journal).Next came Cal Minuti, who was an officer in junior ROTC. aquot;I want to go to Yale because it is an excellent school and has an excellent ROTC program, aquot; his application essay began. The only problem, as Anne pointed out, was that Yale didna#39;tanbsp;...

Title:Jane Austen in Scarsdale
Author:Paula Marantz Cohen
Publisher:Macmillan - 2007-01-23


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