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"Set in Alabama in the early '80s, Family Law follows a young lawyer, Lucia, who is making a name for herself at a time when a woman in a courtroom is still a rarity. She's been the recipient of threats and vandalism for her work extracting women from painful and sometimes dangerous marriages, but her own happy marriage has always felt sheltered from the work she does. When her mother's pending divorce brings teenaged Rachel into Lucia's orbit, Rachel finds herself smitten--not just with Lucia, but with the change Lucia represents. In Lucia, Rachel sees the potential for a new path into womanhood. But their unconventional friendship takes them both to a crossroads. When a moment of violence--a threat made good--puts Rachel in danger, Lucia has to decide how much her work means to her and what she's willing to sacrifice to keep moving forward."--Dust jacket flap.
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Hood River County Library FIC PHILLIPS (Text) 33892100690040 Adult New Books Book None 05/10/2021 Checked out 07/15/2021

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  • ISBN: 9781984880628
  • ISBN: 1984880624
  • ISBN: 9781984880642
  • ISBN: 1984880640
  • Physical Description: 290 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2021]

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"Set in Alabama in the early '80s, Family Law follows a young lawyer, Lucia, who is making a name for herself at a time when a woman in a courtroom is still a rarity. She's been the recipient of threats and vandalism for her work extracting women from painful and sometimes dangerous marriages, but her own happy marriage has always felt sheltered from the work she does. When her mother's pending divorce brings teenaged Rachel into Lucia's orbit, Rachel finds herself smitten--not just with Lucia, but with the change Lucia represents. In Lucia, Rachel sees the potential for a new path into womanhood. But their unconventional friendship takes them both to a crossroads. When a moment of violence--a threat made good--puts Rachel in danger, Lucia has to decide how much her work means to her and what she's willing to sacrifice to keep moving forward."--Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Women lawyers > Alabama > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Divorce > Fiction.
Women's rights > Alabama > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)
Legal fiction (Literature)

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