The Three Weissmanns of Westport
Publish date: February 2nd 2010
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
This was a library find that looked to be a fun read, so I grabbed it. The Three Weissmanns of Westport, author Cathleen Schine’s tribute to Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, takes the story of a recently widowed mother and her young daughters being tossed out of their home in 18th-century Englan...
Betty and Joseph Weissmann have been married for fifty years. They've lived a lovely life, full of art and parties and books, in a beautiful and well-appointed apartment in New York. There they raised their two daughters--technically Betty's daughters, but Joseph (or Josie, as the girls call him) ha...
This book is billed as a new rendition of Sense and Sensibility. It isn't. Use your sense and don't waste your time. There is not one character in the book that I cared about or could relate to. I would have stopped reading after the first few chapters except it is one of the books we are perusi...
The Three Weissmanns Of Westport is a story about Joseph and Betty Weissmann. Joseph announces at the age of 78 that he wants to divorce Betty. It’s a tale of love (or lack of it!) and relationships.The story was excellent and I found myself being drawn in. It flowed beautifully, effortlessly even. ...