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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Boca Raton (Fla.)

Subjects:

  • Mothers-in-law -- Fiction.,
  • Jewish women -- Fiction.,
  • Widowers -- Fiction.,
  • Retirees -- Fiction.,
  • Large type books.,
  • Boca Raton (Fla.) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPaula Marantz Cohen.
GenreFiction.
SeriesThorndike Press large print women"s fiction series
ContributionsAusten, Jane, 1775-1817.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3603.O372 J36 2003b
The Physical Object
Pagination405 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages405
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3570838M
ISBN 100786249730
LC Control Number2002075030
OCLC/WorldCa52127323

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The title says it all. Cohen, a humanities professor and author of several books of scholarly nonfiction, offers a kosher teacake of a first novel loosely fashioned after Pride and Prejudice and elucidating the social mores of genteel Jewish retirees in Boca Raton.. Cohen’s Boca are the condominium complexes full of retirees primarily from the Northeast. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Jane Austen in Boca: A Novel at hisn-alarum.comnd: Professor of Humanities Paula Marantz Cohen. 1. How does Jane Austen in Boca combine satire with romance? Is the tone of the novel primarily critical or affectionate (or both)? 2. The novel deals with older people in a retirement setting. In what ways is this fundamental to the plot and in what ways is it incidental? BOOK REVIEW: Jane Austen in Boca February 12, BOOK REVIEW: Jane Austen in Boca: A Novel The premise of this book, written by Paula Marantz Cohen, can best be summed up this way: what if Jane Austen’s Bennett sisters were actual yentes?