Book of Phoebe by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith

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Saucy, brash, irreverentThe Book Of Phoebe is an extraordinary novel about a young woman's six-month sojourn in Paris, where she has a baby, falls madly in love and discovers a great deal about the capacities of the human heart.

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Mary-Ann Tirone Smith is the author of 5 previous novels including most recently An American Killing, which was chosen as a New York Times Notable Book. She lives in Connecticut.
Published May 14, 1985 by Doubleday. 280 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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At its best this first novel is spirited and amusing in a smart-alecky way, the first person story of a young student at Yale, who discovers she is pregnant and, ditching her ""shit-heel"" lover, goes to Paris for six months to have the baby and find a good home for it.

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