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The divorce papers : a novel, Susan Rieger, (ebook)

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The divorce papers : a novel
Title
The divorce papers
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Susan Rieger
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Language
eng
Summary
Witty and wonderful, sparkling and sophisticated, this debut romantic comedy brilliantly tells the story of one very messy, very high-profile divorce, and the endearingly cynical young lawyer dragooned into handling it. Twenty-nine-year-old Sophie Diehl is happy toiling away as a criminal law associate at an old line New England firm where she very much appreciates that most of her clients are behind bars. Everyone at Traynor, Hand knows she abhors face-to-face contact, but one weekend, with all the big partners away, Sophie must handle the intake interview for the daughter of the firm's most important client. After eighteen years of marriage, Mayflower descendant Mia Meiklejohn Durkheim has just been served divorce papers in a humiliating scene at the popular local restaurant, Golightly's. She is locked and loaded to fight her eminent and ambitious husband, Dr. Daniel Durkheim, Chief of the Department of Pediatric Oncology, for custody of their ten-year-old daughter Jane'and she also burns to take him down a peg. Sophie warns Mia that she's never handled a divorce case before, but Mia can't be put off. As she so disarmingly puts it: It's her first divorce, too. Debut novelist Susan Rieger doesn't leave a word out of place in this hilarious and expertly crafted debut that shines with the power and pleasure of storytelling. Told through personal correspondence, office memos, emails, articles, and legal papers, this playful reinvention of the epistolary form races along with humor and heartache, exploring the complicated family dynamic that results when marriage fails. For Sophie, the whole affair sparks a hard look at her own relationships'not only with her parents, but with colleagues, friends, lovers, and most importantly, herself. Much like Where'd You Go, Bernadette, The Divorce Papers will have you laughing aloud and thanking the literature gods for this incredible, fresh new voice in fiction
Cataloging source
RECBK
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1946-
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Rieger, Susan
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3618.I39235
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Divorce
  • Domestic relations
  • Women lawyers
  • Divorce settlements
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The divorce papers : a novel, Susan Rieger, (ebook)
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http://downloads.cmlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=279AD1D4-F3DC-4584-9542-810F02F010CA
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9780804137454
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(electronic bk.)
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EB00154577
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279AD1D4-F3DC-4584-9542-810F02F010CA
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  • ocn869381425
  • (OCoLC)869381425
Label
The divorce papers : a novel, Susan Rieger, (ebook)
Link
http://downloads.cmlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=279AD1D4-F3DC-4584-9542-810F02F010CA
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804137454
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Publisher number
EB00154577
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
279AD1D4-F3DC-4584-9542-810F02F010CA
System control number
  • ocn869381425
  • (OCoLC)869381425

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