The Life Plan

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Casperian Books, 2009 - Fiction - 192 pages
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What would you do if your carefully planned life was falling apart? Like many women, Kat Miller dreams of having a satisfying career, a loving family, and a house of her own. But Kat has taken things further than most, documenting her dreams in a Life Plan, so that nothing will go wrong. Yet something has: Dan, her husband of five years. Kat suspects that Dan, recently unemployed, is spending more time in yoga class with his beautiful classmate than he is looking for a job. When Dan announces that he has enrolled in a massage course in Thailand, Kat is convinced she has to go with him to save her marriage. From the offices of Washington, DC, to the gritty streets of Bangkok to the mountain region of Chiang Mai, from the serenity of ancient Buddhist ruins to the passion of the jungle to all-night beach parties, Kat narrates her quest to have it all, only to wonder if having it all is all there is.

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Patent attorney Kat Miller has had a life plan since college and means to stick to it. So far, she’s gotten the husband and satisfying career and next on the list is a house and kids. But her husband ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Sybil Baker received her MFA in creative writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the author of TALISMANS (C&R Press, 2010) and The Life Plan (Casperian Books, 2009). Her short stories and essays have appeared in Transnational Literature, upstreet, The Writer's Chronicle, and elsewhere. She is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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