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Married by Anne Richardson Roiphe

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Since she first gave voice to the struggles of a generation of women with "Up the Sandbox", Anne Roiphe has been a unique chronicler of how we live in relationships and in families. In this text, Roiphe offers a defence of married life from the perspective of a wife and mother who survived the 1950s, the sexual revolution and the women's movement. Drawing upon a range of examples from history, literature and popular culture - ranging from Jane Austen's Emma to Bill and Hillary Clinton - as well as her own two marriages, Roiphe looks at the state of wedded union from an emotional as well as a social perspective.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465070671
ISBN-10: 0465070671
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 135mm x 21mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 9-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Anne Richardson Roiphe

Married by Anne Richardson Roiphe Married, Paperback (April 2004)

We live in a world where the concept of marriage is an unfashionable one. This work gives us an unfettered view of an institution which continues to play an important role in our lives. It offers a defence of married life from the perspective of a wife and mother. It is a tribute not only to what marriage asks of us, but also to what it gives us.

1185 Park Avenue by Anne Richardson Roiphe 1185 Park Avenue, Paperback (May 2000)

This captivating account of the author's coming-of-age in 1940s New York City relates Roiphe's experiences growing up in a wealthy Jewish home with a family who had money, status, and culture--everything but happiness. It's also a chronicle of an era in American history.

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Author Biography - Anne Richardson Roiphe

Anne Roiphe is the author of several books, including the novels Up the Sandbox and Lovingkindness, the nonfiction Fruitful: A Read Mother in the Modern World (nominated for the National Book Award in 1996) and the memoir 1185 Park Avenue. Her articles and reviews have appeared in Vogue, the New York Observer, Redbook, Glamour, Working Woman and Family Circle.

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