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Crossing Brooklyn Ferry: A Novel by Jennifer Fields

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Crossing Brooklyn Ferry

Publisher: Perennial
Subtitle: A Novel
Author: Jennifer Fields [Garp's mother?]
Price: $12.95 + your eternal soul
Length: 370
Formats: Paperback
US publication date: 1969-12
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"Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art."
— Tom Stoppard, Artist ascending a Staircase

NOVEL CREATOR 2002
Registered to: Jennie Fields

1. Please Select a Genre:
Jewish Sci-Fi Fantasy
New York Real Estate Romance
Slavic "Wise-Man-Foolish-Boy" Fiction
Hardboiled Cat Mystery

OK... you selected NEW YORK REAL ESTATE ROMANCE. Processing...


2. Please Select a Title:
CROSSING BROOKLYN FERRY
EAST RIVER PIPE
I KILLED THAT BOY WHO LOVED ME AT 16
APPLE PIE MORNINGS
3. Please select a Plot:
Family moves into Small Apartment Above Meat Shop. Hilarity Ensues.
Chelsea Couple moves to Brooklyn, find spirtual awareness in form of wise Chinese man
Family moves to Brooklyn, Dad is really depressed, exotically-named Wife snuggles with an exciting, exotically-named schoolteacher, child grows through hardship
Immigrant Story: Irish Family moves to New Jersey, learn to love Ikea.


OK... you selected FAMILY MOVES TO BROOKLYN, DAD IS REALLY DEPRESSED...

4. Please select an exotically named Wife:
Zosia Finney
Chesterina Willis-Harper Biloxi
Paulina Granola Moon Frye
Kylie Kareninna
5. Please select an exotically-named schoolteacher:
Tonto Burnsides
Placido Boxworth
Keeven O'Connor
Silus O'Skeevy McRay
OK... GENERATING HUSBAND'S NAME: JAMIE.
OK... GENERATING CHILD'S NAME: ROSE
OK... GENERATING COLORFUL SUPPORTING CHARACTERS.
OK... GENERATING COLORFUL CORNER BAR.
OK... GENERATING COLORFUL NEIGHBORHOOD
OK... GENERATING COLORFUL DIALECT
OK... GENERATING LOVE SCENES.
OK... GENERATING CRISIS (DEPRESSION)
OK... GENERATING RESOLUTION
OK... PUBLISHING BOOK WITH PERENNIAL
OK... SELLING BOOK TO THE LONELY
OK... SELLING HALLMARK MOVIE RIGHTS

DONE.

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