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American wife : a novel

Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2009.
Series: Reader's circle (Random House (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2009 Random House Trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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On what might become one of the most significant days in her husband's presidency, Alice Blackwell considers the strange and unlikely path that has led her to the White House--and the repercussions of a life lived, as she puts it, "almost in opposition to itself." How can she both love and fundamentally disagree with her husband? How complicit has she been in the trajectory of her own life? What should she do when  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis Sittenfeld
ISBN: 9780812975406 0812975405
OCLC Number: 301560370
Notes: Includes a reader's guide and questions for discussion.
Description: 568 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Reader's circle (Random House (Firm))
Responsibility: Curtis Sittenfeld.

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On what might become one of the most significant days in her husband's presidency, Alice Blackwell considers the strange and unlikely path that has led her to the White House--and the repercussions of a life lived, as she puts it, "almost in opposition to itself." How can she both love and fundamentally disagree with her husband? How complicit has she been in the trajectory of her own life? What should she do when her private beliefs run against her public persona?--From publisher description.

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