The planets

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Poseidon Press, Apr 1, 1991 - Fiction - 265 pages
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A Kurt Vonnegut for the '90s, an earthbound Douglas Adams. James Boylan's debut novel is wildly inventive, original, and deeply, outrageously funny. When lovesick Edith Schmertz takes an ill-fated leap out of an airplane on Easter Sunday, she sets in motion an inexorable chain of events, sending many human orbits spinning wildly out of control.

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JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN is Professor of English at Colby College and the author of the bestseller "She's Not There," as well as the acclaimed novels "The Planets" and "Getting In," A three-time guest of "The" "Oprah Winfrey Show," she has also appeared on "Larry King Live," "Today," and "48 Hours," and has played herself on ABC's "All My Children," She lives in Belgrade Lakes, Maine.

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