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Wifey - Judy Blume
Wifey
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With more than four million copies sold, Wifey is Judy Blume's hilarious, moving tale of a woman who trades in her conventional wifely duties for her wildest fantasies-and learns a lot about life along the way. Sandy Pressman is a nice suburban wife whose boredom is getting the best of her. She... show more
With more than four million copies sold, Wifey is Judy Blume's hilarious, moving tale of a woman who trades in her conventional wifely duties for her wildest fantasies-and learns a lot about life along the way. Sandy Pressman is a nice suburban wife whose boredom is getting the best of her. She could be making friends at the club, like her husband keeps encouraging her to do. Or working on her golf game. Or getting her hair done. But for some reason, these things don't interest her as much as the naked man on the motorcycle...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780425206546 (0425206548)
ASIN: 425206548
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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I Like Books
I Like Books rated it
5.0 Wifey
The first Judy Blume book I read in too many years and it was just as beautiful and wonderful as I had remembered her books to be.
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
2.0
Wifey is the anti-romance. No sympathetic characters, no personal growth, no love, no happy ending. A common theme of romance novels is individuals helping one another to heal emotional wounds. These may result from childhood trauma or abuse, oppression by family members or society in general on th...
Sparrow
Sparrow rated it
This book is the outtakes from every David Lynch movie. Not the blooper reel, but the scenes that Lynch cut to shave some minutes or just because they were unnecessary and boring. It is, in that way, a found-art piece of all the scraps of daily life and all the momentous decisions people make to b...
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it
(A quick aside, thanks to Elizabeth for helping me with this review. I didn't like this book, which should by all rights garner it a one-star, but this book is much more complex and crazy-making than that, so I'm bumping it up to three. I can't say I recommend it to anyone, but it's been an interest...
TezMillerOz
TezMillerOz rated it
5.0 Wifey
That something published in 1978 seems more believable, realistic and relatable than most books on the market today says a lot. It's also more depressing with widespread racism, elitism and repression/suppression. It doesn't romanticise love, sex or marriage, but rather spotlights things as how they...
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