Publish date: September 2nd 2008
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 555
Edition language: English
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Well fuck me in a dog suit, this book turned out to be a fictionalized Laura Bush memoir. In all likelihood I probably wouldn't have read it had I done the smallest bit of research (aka reading a few reviews). As it turns out, it was a pretty good book, at least the first three quarters. Early on...
American Wife tells the story of Alice Lindgren, the bookish daughter of a small town middle class couple who, as a teen, is involved in a car accident which alters her life forever. Alice survives the accident with only minor physical injuries (not so for the other person involved) but emotionally ...
Mean-spirited and intrusive. Also, dragged on forever...especially the last section.
I came to this book after the twist was widely known, so I knew from the beginning that Alice Blackwell is a fictionalized Laura Bush. I think that the process of coming to realize that this is the case would have been electrifying, and I'm sorry I couldn't read this book without prior knowledge, bu...
For now, a non-review. My reflection for Literary Wives. It's long, I'm sorry, and I sound like a nut job, I know.In SummaryThis book blew my mind: I hated it, or maybe I loved it. I'm really torn.I will say I read this nearly 600 page book in about two days, unable to stop, consumed with curiosi...
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