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This is the story of the greatest love, ever. J. J. Smith, Keeper of the Records for The Book of Records, is an ordinary man searching for the extraordinary. J.J. has clocked the world's longest continuous kiss. He has verified the lengthiest single unbroken apple peel. He has tasted the world's largest menu item. But J.J. has never witnessed great love. That is, until he comes to a tiny town in the American heartland. Here J.J. discovers a world record attempt like no other. Piece by piece, a farmer is eating a Boeing 747 to prove his love for a woman. But when J.J. unexpectedly falls in love with the same woman, a woman as outwardly cynical as he is, J.J. learns why records are made to be broken, and why the greatest wonders in life can never be measured.

Synopsis:

J. J. Smith loves his job as Keeper of the Records for The Book of Records, but even he is not prepared for the ultimate record breaker--a man who is ingesting a 747 piece by piece to prove his love for a woman. A first novel. Reprint.

About the Author

Ben Sherwood is senior producer of the NBC Nightly News.His nonfiction writing has appeared in many national publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times.Educated at Harvard and Oxford, he now lives in New York, where he is at work on his next novel.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307428561
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : General
Author:
Ben Sherwood
Author:
Sherwood, Ben
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
General
Subject:
Jet planes
Subject:
World records
Subject:
Ingestion.
Subject:
Humorous fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Audiobooks -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20020129
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
258

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The Man Who Ate the 747
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"Synopsis" by , J. J. Smith loves his job as Keeper of the Records for The Book of Records, but even he is not prepared for the ultimate record breaker--a man who is ingesting a 747 piece by piece to prove his love for a woman. A first novel. Reprint.
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