Jody Scott’s 1977 Passing for Human is the first volume in her Benaroya Chronicles.
Earth is not only located in an unfashionable galactic neighborhood. Its dominant technological species is a swarming mass of easily duped, neurotic flesh-eating monkeys of little interest to the true people of the Milky Way. It is therefore very inconsiderate of Earth to be located near one end of the promising galaxy-spanning Mousehole project. That is not the worst of Earth’s crimes.
Earth may have a Satan problem. If so, the consequences will be dire.