The Widow Waltz
By Sally Koslow
(Plume, Paperback, 9780142180990, 352pp.)
Publication Date: May 27, 2014
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Chosen by People and USA Today as a Great Summer Read
Georgia Waltz has an enviable life: a plush Manhattan apartment, a Hamptons beach house, two bright twenty-something daughters, and a seemingly perfect marriage. But when Ben dies suddenly, she discovers that her perfect lawyer-husband has left them nearly penniless. As Georgia scrambles to support the family, she and her daughters plumb for the grit required to reinvent their lives, and Georgia even finds that new love is possible in the land of Spanx.
Inspiring, funny, and deeply satisfying, The Widow Waltz is a compulsively readable tale of forgiveness, healing, and the bonds between mothers and daughters.
Sally Koslow lives in New York City with her husband.
Praise for The Widow Waltz:
***Chosen by People magazine, USA Today, More, and Real Simple as a Great Summer Read***
“Witty and insightful.”
—People magazine (A Great Summer Read Pick)
“Lovers of breezy beach reads . . . will enjoy the journey.”
“This heartfelt, witty addition to women’s fiction will appeal to fans of Elizabeth Berg and Anna Quindlen.”
"Well-written, page-turning domestic fiction about a family’s reinvention and healing that will attract fans of Elizabeth Berg."
"Wry and funny."
—More magazine (A Summer Book Pick)
"An inspirational piece about rising up to meet challenges, valuing family, and finding independence, inner strength and new perspectives. . . . Those of you looking for a breezy summer book should thoroughly enjoy Koslow's latest effort."