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American Wife A Kind, Bookish Only Child Born In The 1940s, Alice Lindgren Has No Idea That She Will One Day End Up In The White House, Married To The President In Her Small Wisconsin Hometown, She Learns The Virtues Of Politeness, But A Tragic Accident When She Is Seventeen Shatters Her Identity And Changes The Trajectory Of Her Life More Than A Decade Later, When The Charismatic Son Of A Powerful Republican Family Sweeps Her Off Her Feet, She Is Surprised To Find Herself Admitted Into A World Of Privilege When Her Husband Unexpectedly Becomes Governor And Then President, She Discovers She Is Married To A Man She Both Loves And Fundamentally Disagrees With And That Her Private Beliefs Increasingly Run Against Her Public Persona As Her Husband S Presidency Enters Its Second Term, Alice Must Confront Contradictions Years In The Making And Face Questions Nearly Impossible To Answer.



10 thoughts on “American Wife

  1. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I m a recent fan of Curtis Sittenfeld I hadn t read any of her work until I read Prep, but once I finished it, I wanted to read everything she wrote I was doubly intrigued when I


  2. says:

    Rarely am I so repulsed by a book while still able to honestly say that it wasn t completely awful I can t ignore the fact that Curtis Sittenfeld a woman by the way I didn t look at the picture in the book jacket and had a male author writing this in my head for


  3. says:

    As I said in my comments when I posted this book to my Currently Reading list, I ve never read Curtis before but an semi obsessed with novels about First Ladies and First Daughters Plus, I love wedding gowns That s right, I was suckered in by the wedding gown But co


  4. says:

    The first 439 pages of this novel merit 5 stars Alas When our American wife makes it to the White House, the story falls flat on its face.Anyway, this is the engrossing and somewhat trashy tale of Alice Lindgren Blackwell, future first lady Growing up in a small Wiscons


  5. says:

    This book is a fabulous read and as far as I can gather, inspired by a sentiment I can understand well Fascination with Laura Bush I certainly don t share enough fascination to have written a novel about her, but even from my own experience of meeting her VERY briefly, she


  6. says:

    I will have to go for two stars on this one This biographical fictional tale of Laura Bush started out five stars, but finally fell flat in the last third of the book I struggled to finish.I also feel uncomfortable with the repulsive, salacious details provided, although the au


  7. says:

    Wow One of the best books I ve read this year.Just forget what you might have heard about this book being a mirror of the life of Laura Bush it is, but , it s really about the life of one woman, and purely on its own merits as a novel, it s moving, thoughtful and wonderfully wrough


  8. says:

    I loved Curtis Sittenfeld s debut novel, Prep And while I wasn t thrilled when I discovered that the main character of this book was based upon Laura Bush, I remembered how brilliantly Ms Sittenfeld crafted the coming of age story of her young protagonist in Prep I suspected that her t


  9. says:

    I m surprised, but so far I really like this The main character is very compelling and I love the grandmother More soon 9 30 The first chapters are definitely the best, and my biggest problem with this novel is all the TELLING instead of SHOWING There was so much rumination, explanation, s


  10. says:

    The life of former First Lady Laura Bush might not sound like promising material, but this fictional autobiography delights When shy librarian Alice falls for Charlie, heir of the Blackwell political dynasty, private tragedies from her past and her disagreement with her husband s policies thre


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About the Author: Curtis Sittenfeld

Curtis Sittenfeld is the author of the new novel Eligible, a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice due out April 2016 as well as the bestselling novels Sisterland, American Wife, Prep, and The Man of My Dreams, which have been translated into twenty five languages Curtis s writing has appeared in many publications, including The Atlantic, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Time, Slate, Glamour, Curtis Sittenfeld is the author of the new novel Eligible, a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice due out April 2016 as well as the bestselling novels Sisterland, American Wife, Prep, and The Man of My Dreams, which have been translated into twenty five languages Curtis s writing has appeared in many publications, including The Atlantic, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Time, Slate, Glamour, and on public radio s This American Life A graduate of Stanford University and the Iowa Writers Workshop, she currently lives in St Louis, MO


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