I grew up in the fifties, with a mother whose expectations for me didn’t go beyond wanting me to be a good girl. She urged me to get a college degree in. Wifey by Judy Blume – book cover, description, publication history. Judy Blume’s novel Wifey is not her usual fare. Obviously as an adult fiction book it is automatically set apart from how we all knew her in our.

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For sixteen years, writing bluke me and my marriage. View all 20 comments. But instead, it goes down like this:. Thanks for being the kind of parents who didn’t care much what I did, as long as I was quiet and home by curfew.

At least, that was my experience.

This book is amazing, astonishing, and pertinent to the conversations of suburban depression and women’s studies. Sandy blumd a likeable character and funny Masturbating on someone’s lawn! Judy Blume is considered one of the world’s best-known writers for young adults.

Out of the jhdy, Sandy contemplates suicide, with a gun no less. However, the characters were also multi-faceted, and my feel This cute story of an unhappy suburban housewife felt like reading Are You There God, It’s Me Margaretor Forever but as an adult.


And I can understand why that would happen. Was this really what was like? Both blime parents were readers well, with my dad, it was more that he acquired books and they never said wifsy about what I read. Blume’s writing in this book is simple, often sounding like she’s writing for elementary school kids. Sandy had more than fun on her mind however. Blume sets up an outer, Republican Sandy, and an inner, Democrat Sandy, thereby keeping all of her selves shallow and political.

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This book was written in and I thought it would have more rebellion. After a bout of illness followed by sending her children away to summer camp, Sandy juvy more time to herself, but is forced into golf and tennis by her husband to keep busy.

While Leave it to Beaver was on TV.

Sandy Pressman is a wife and a mother of two, circa Perhaps if you’re looking for a super quick, easy, and saucy summer read. Sandy is in a crappy marriage with a dude she doesn’t love judj even really KNOW, she has 3 affairs in just a few months one of which gives her GONORRHEA, and then when she tells her crappy husband about it he slaps her and she hides in the attic for a night and all this culminates in them a deciding to get to know each other and themselves HOW s!!!

I hate that her husband is a jerk, that he ignores her few cries for help, that he does hit her when he finds out about her infidelity. And how much blune might like to keep it that way?


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Mar 11, Angela Perkins rated it it was amazing. At this point, Sandy considers suicide.

In addition, she contracted a STD from one of her affairs. Some sturm and drang, but the book ends on a touching note. Blume currently resides in New York. Nothing her mother had told her had prepared her for wify.

Feb 07, Michelle Atkinson rated it liked it Shelves: Sandy is sexually repressed and blumf unhappy in her role as a wifey. Meet the main character of this book, Sandy. It wasn’t out on the shelves, so I asked the librarian for it. Want to Read saving…. No sympathetic characters, no personal growth, no love, no happy ending.