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The Wife

Author: Meg Wolitzer
Publisher: [New York] : Scribner, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The moment Joan Castleman decides to leave her husband, they are thirty-five thousand feet above the ocean on a flight to Helsinki. Joan's husband, Joseph, is one of America's preeminent novelists, about to receive a prestigious international award, and Joan, who has spent forty years subjugating her own literary talents to fan the flames of his career, has finally decided to stop. From this opening, Meg Wolitzer  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wolitzer, Meg.
Wife.
New York : Scribner, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meg Wolitzer
ISBN: 9781416584889 1416584889 9781448180516 1448180511
OCLC Number: 869443105
Notes: Released as a motion picture of the same title in 2018.
Description: 1 online resource (233 pages)
Responsibility: Meg Wolitzer.
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The moment Joan Castleman decides to leave her husband, they are thirty-five thousand feet above the ocean on a flight to Helsinki. Joan's husband, Joseph, is one of America's preeminent novelists, about to receive a prestigious international award, and Joan, who has spent forty years subjugating her own literary talents to fan the flames of his career, has finally decided to stop. From this opening, Meg Wolitzer flashes back to 1950s Smith College and Greenwich Village and follows the course of the marriage that has brought the couple to this breaking point -- one that results in a shocking revelation.

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A triumph of tone and observation, The Wife is a blithe, brilliant take on sexual politics -- Lorrie Moore It's funny, and it's brilliant, and I press it on everyone I know -- Rachel Cooke * BBC Read more...

 
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