Every Other Weekend: A Novel

Every Other Weekend: A Novel

by Margaret Klaw
Every Other Weekend: A Novel

Every Other Weekend: A Novel

by Margaret Klaw


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Forty-ish hipster dad Jake is happily settled down in the politically progressive, urban, and notably self-satisfied community of Greenwood, working at his not-so-interesting job, playing guitar with his band, and enjoying domestic life with his beautiful and accomplished wife Lisa, their two charming daughters, and the beloved family dog.

When Lisa rocks Jake’s world by telling him she wants a divorce, their story unfolds from multiple points of view including those of other family members, Jake’s self-absorbed divorce lawyer, the cranky family court judge who presides over his custody case, his polyamorous millennial girlfriend, and the eighteen-year-old babysitter who also happens to be his lawyer’s daughter. Throughout Greenwood, in the coffee shop, the yoga studio, and the basketball court, lives intersect. Choruses of friends and neighbors gossip, dissect, and weigh in. A surprise witness upends Jake’s custody trial. Things are not always as they seem, and there is no one truth about a marriage.

There is a known printing error on some copies of this book on pages 227-258. It will not affect your ability to read the book. However, if you bought a book with this error and would like a complimentary replacement, please contact the publisher at www.shewritespress.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781647424794
Publisher: She Writes Press
Publication date: 05/23/2023
Pages: 334
Sales rank: 665,346
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Margaret Klaw is a writer, a lawyer, and a founding partner of BKW Family Law, an all-women law firm in Philadelphia. Named a Preeminent Woman Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, she has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and designated a Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" in the area of family law. Always fascinated by the world she inhabited in her work life, Margaret finally found time to write about it after her youngest child went to college. Starting with day-in-the-life vignettes about practicing family law published in HuffPost, she has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Time, and Salon and is the author of Keeping it Civil: The Case of the Pre-Nup and the Porsche & Other True Accounts from the Files of a Family Lawyer (Algonquin Books, 2013). Every Other Weekend is her first work of fiction. She lives in Philadelphia, PA.
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