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Wife by Meg Wolitzer

Book Description

A husband. A wife. A secret. Joe and Joan Castleman are on route to Helsinki, Joe is thinking about the prestigious literary prize he will receive and Joan is plotting how to leave him. For too long Joan has played the role of supportive wife, turning a blind eye to his misdemeanours, subjugating her own talents and quietly being the keystone of his success. The Wife is an acerbic and astonishing take on a marriage from its public face to the private world behind closed doors. Wolitzer has masterfully created an expose of lives lived in partnership and the truth that behind the compromises, dedication and promise inherent in marriage there so often lies a secret...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099478195
ISBN-10: 0099478196
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 5-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman by Meg Wolitzer Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman, Paperback / softback (September 2012)

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Author Biography - Meg Wolitzer

Meg Wolitzer is the author of several acclaimed novels: The Uncoupling ('tingles with playfulness and wicked observation' Independent); The Position ('one of the best and most human books I've read all year' Erica Wagner); The Ten-Year Nap ('as incisive and pitiless and clear-eyed a chronicler of female-male tandems as Philip Roth or John Updike' Chicago Tribune) and, most recently, The Interestings. She is married with two sons and lives in New York City.

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