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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They write thousands of letters to her each year, a number of which were published in her book, “Letters to Judy: I think I may know a Norman irl, someone who wants a routine and freedom to do his guy stuff and not have to say all that touchy-feely junk and is so confused why his wives have not stayed with him. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Multimedia, interviews, biographical resources, honors, publications, translations. When he lunged at her, Sandy didn’t think, wfiey simply grabbed the can of Lysol and sprayed him full in the face.

Don’t all librarian do that? Judy received a B. I read this for last book club.

After all, who protests the most about not being children? In all fairness, there was sort-of a humorous part and I’m hoping it gets much much better after chapter four I just wasn’t going waste my time in any case. At the very least this book made me happy to be alive and married in not Its heroine, Sandy Pressman–a very nice wife whose boredom is getting the best of her–became the touchstone for a whole generation, and the story of how she trades in her conventional wifely duties for her wildest secret fantasies is unforgettable From her bedroom window, Sandy watches the man, who discards the sheet initially draped over him, masturbates, and then leaves on a motorcycle.


Still, she knew what she had to jidy.

And she would have better sex. And I can understand why that would happen.

Since she was primarily a French teacher, I’m assuming they weren’t her personal suggestions or anything, just titles she’d found listed somewhere and typed up and mimeographed. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Possibly I should talk to someone about that. Judy Blume spent her childhood in Elizabeth, New Jersey, making up stories inside her head.

The language is a bit rough but yeah. Oh, sweet heaven baby crocus, where do I start? Yes, maybe that’s how Blume wanted Sandy to come off. Both my parents were readers well, with my dad, it was more that he acquired books and they never said much about what I read.

See what I read in ! I hate that Sandy is stupid, that she betrayed her sister, that she can’t figure out a healthy way out of her life, that she can’t find a hobby, that she lives in fear and is a victim while knowingly hurts her husband. What do you remember from your first read?

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The writi Wifey looks at marriage, motherhood, and sex through the eyes of a sexually-frustrated housewife in the s. Anyway, one of the books on the list was Rabbit, Run which caught my eye, and so I went to the school library to look for it. My mother was very happy.

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Okay, were topless pool parties like a forreal thing? According to the introduction by Blume the main character dumps the husband and goes on an adventure Everywhere she turns she’s controlled and it’s frustrating, especially at the end when you see that’s just the way it is, and was, for women of juddy times then.

In Sandy’s case, even if we are to realize that she is wrong, everyone who calls her wrong is more wrong and messed up than she is.

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The man was not identified. This one event seems to be the catalyst to the answer that Sandy didn’t know she was looking for – what she needs more of, seemingly, is sex. Did it change my life?

Maybe starting a personal one for RL stuff. Early on, Sandy daydreams that her husband has died.