Secret Lives of Lawfully Wedded Wives: 37 Woman Writers on Love, Infidelity, Sex Roles, Race, Kids, and More [NOOK Book]

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Some marriages are made in heaven, and others, quite frankly, are not. This anthology collects the private reflections of 25 well-known women writers, some of whom speak under the liberating cloak of anonymity. They reveal the truth about their marriages, their divorces, and sometimes, their decisions to remain single. The essays here chronicle the highs and lows of romantic relationships, the ebb and flow of love and desire, and the many alternatives to traditional matrimony. With topics ranging from infidelity ...
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Secret Lives of Lawfully Wedded Wives: 37 Woman Writers on Love, Infidelity, Sex Roles, Race, Kids, and More

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Overview

Some marriages are made in heaven, and others, quite frankly, are not. This anthology collects the private reflections of 25 well-known women writers, some of whom speak under the liberating cloak of anonymity. They reveal the truth about their marriages, their divorces, and sometimes, their decisions to remain single. The essays here chronicle the highs and lows of romantic relationships, the ebb and flow of love and desire, and the many alternatives to traditional matrimony. With topics ranging from infidelity and true love to orgasms, children, career power struggles, race issues, and aging, these are stories that empower women to make sense of their own lives.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608680047
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 2/9/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 882,888
  • File size: 452 KB

Meet the Author

Autumn Stephens is the editor of Roar Softly and Carry a Great Lipstick and the Wild Women series of biography and humor. Her work has appeared in the New York Times and various newspapers and magazines. A former book reviewer for the San Francisco Chronicle, Autumn leads book group discussions and conducts writing workshops for women with cancer. She lives in Berkeley with her husband and two children.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 16, 2007

    The lives of not very likeable women

    As a newly married woman on her second marriage, I snapped up this book in a heartbeat. The title is very intriguing, but the women are not. Seven stories in, and I still found no woman that was likeable. There are women that cheat constantly, another that lives continents apart from her husband, and one writer accepts a blatant infidelity from her lover, and tries to end the story happily three paragraphs later. It seems that in the quest to find the most outlandish example of a marriage, the editor forgot to include any semblance of the everyday woman. At least one or two of these interspersed with the others would have made the book something could connect the reader to the material.

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