Fleishman Is in Trouble -- Taffy Brodesser-Akner

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 In her debut as a novelist, New York Times feature writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner provides an entertaining, smart, and insightful look at modern marriage and relationships among family and friends. Fleishman is in Trouble opens with Dr. Toby Fleishman, a 41-year-old doctor, reveling in post-divorce life. After more than 14 years of marriage, he’s free of his ambitious wife, is beginning to feel optimistic about life again, and thanks to dating apps, is surrounded by love interests. Then one day his ex-wife—Rachel, a successful talent agent—drops off the kids and disappears, throwing Toby’s life into chaos. As he struggles to figure out what happened, he reassesses his marriage and his life, but in time it becomes clear that his own perspective isn’t the only one that matters, and Toby isn’t the only one in trouble.

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ISBN: 9780525510871
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Random House - June 18th, 2019

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