The Divorce Express Summary
Paula Danziger

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The Divorce Express Summary

As the title suggests, this book is about divorce. It is told from the point of view of a teen-ager trying to adapt to the lives of parents in two different locations. Watching her confront the problem of her parents' divorce, their dating other people, and her position within all these relationships is like viewing a juggling act. Not only must the main character, Phoebe, cope with her parents, as she adapts to a new school and new friends where she lives with her father in Woodstock, but she also tries to retain contact with her previous friends in her mother's city of New York.

However, the book does not deal only with serious subjects. Phoebe's exciting relationship with her new boyfriend is one of several challenges she faces, including a visiting female raccoon and coping with her mother's hateful fiance. There are many puns and one-liner jokes...

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