Customer Reviews for

The Perfect Wife: The Life and Choices of Laura Bush

Average Rating 4
( 3 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(1)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews
Page 1 of 1
  • Posted February 8, 2015

    I Also Recommend:

    A true to form account that chronicles the life of former First

    A true to form account that chronicles the life of former First Lady Laura Welch Bush from growing up as an only child in west Texas through the days after September 11 and the critical role she played as the nation’s comforter.
    The most shocking part of the book takes place at the onset when we learn that at the tender age of seventeen, Laura hit and killed a fellow student in a car accident.
    This story sets the stage for the calm yet strong Laura Bush that we see evolve in the ensuing chapters.
    The intelligence Laura Bush gained through her time as an educator and librarian are referenced wherever possible.
    Throughout the book a point is made to illuminate the fierce individuality that Laura has fought to keep hidden, and thriving.
     In an interview with David Heymann, the assistant dean of architecture at The University of Texas, Heymann states “She is only revealed over time, and with some thought on your part”.
    At times the commentary is seething, especially with regards to both Laura and George Bush’s child rearing strategy.
    An entire chapter as well as several photos are devoted to reminding the reader of the antics of the Bush twins, Jenna and Barbara.
    Gerhert writes with a voice that  makes the former First Lady appear as accessible as ever to the modern American society.
    The Perfect Wife  is refreshing while playing a bigger role, revelatory

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 15, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews
Page 1 of 1