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New York : Random House, c2008.
On what might become one of the most significant days in her husband|s presidency, Alice Blackwell considers the strange and unlikely path that has led her to the White House--and the repercussions of a life lived, as she puts it, almost in opposition to itself. A kind, bookish only child born in the 1940s, Alice learned the virtues of politeness early on from her stolid parents and small Wisconsin hometown. But a tragic accident when she was seventeen shattered her identity and made her understand the fragility of life and the tenuousness of luck. So more than a decade later, when she met boisterous, charismatic Charlie Blackwell, she hardly gave him a second thought: she was serious and thoughtful, and he would rather crack a joke than offer a real insight; he was the wealthy son of a bastion family of the Republican party, and she was a school librarian and registered Democrat. But much to her surprise, Alice fell for Charlie. As Alice learns to make her way amid the clannish energy and smug confidence of the Blackwell family, navigating the strange rituals of their country club and summer estate, she remains uneasy with her newfound good fortune. And when Charlie eventually becomes President, Alice is thrust into a position she did not seek. As Charlie|s tumultuous and controversial second term in the White House wears on, Alice must face contradictions years in the making. How can she both love and fundamentally disagree with her husband? How complicit has she been in the trajectory of her own life? What should she do when her private beliefs run against her public persona?
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Sittenfeld, C. (2008). American wife . Random House.Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)
Sittenfeld, Curtis. 2008. American Wife. New York: Random House.Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)
Sittenfeld, Curtis. American Wife New York: Random House, 2008.MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)
Sittenfeld, Curtis. American Wife Random House, 2008.
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