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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I was in junior high school and loved all of Judy Blume’s books aimed at kids my age.
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Sandy is sexually repressed and very unhappy in her role as a wifey. If so then fine, immature characters are throughout literature. All in one book! This book is pretty short read and you could read it in a weekend if you blime diligent.
You attempt to break out of the untenable that is eating you away by teaspoons, but the first sign of concession is so blune and misinterpreted as a sign of complete change that you forget it’s freezing and throw off your mudy. Or getting her hair done. No sympathetic characters, no personal growth, no love, no happy ending. I know, there are probably well-balanced, happy women out there who gulp down the Romances But through all that smut was a fairly wiifey story- one that exposed the hypocrisy of the “family values” era of the late 60’s.
I can’t imagine reading this book as a teenager! This book is the outtakes from every David Lynch movie. But by the mid seventies all the rules had changed. Wifey is a American novel by Judy Blume.
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I’m going to spoil this good. Or just for fun. I was never a child whose parents limited her reading, which was good because the collection in our public library was small and strict parameters would have limited my blossoming love of reading.
Judy received a B. Sandy is discontent, to say the least. Just like Jackie Kennedyshe thought. And those who wanted to be.
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.
Juddy is in a crappy marriage with a dude she doesn’t love or 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!!!
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I wish that modern “chick-lit” blime be this well-written. But in the end I decided that would be too interesting. Out of the blue, Sandy contemplates suicide, with a gun no less. Somehow this seemed a little above Officer Hubanski’s pay grade. It’s suffocating being stuck with Sandy in New Jersey, in that awful “first” home with Norman.
It seems odd to me that the woman who made a way for herself to leave an unhappy place would write a book with such a desolate conclusion.
Wifey by Judy Blume
Aug 13, Kaley rated it it was ok Shelves: Somewhat emblematic of the time period of open marriages and different mores, this was the first novel by Blume to directly address adult lives and sexuality. She receives thousands of letters a year from readers of all ages who share their feelings and concerns with her. You are commenting using your WordPress.
Anyways, this sounds like something I would probably pass on. Sandy had more than fun on her mind however. To grow up with a certain system and do all the things to have that system for yourself, then find that she wants you to second her emotions and be unable to adapt?
Putnam- Fiction – pages.
It’s such a shame since I remember really liking her books as a child and recommending her to my own girls. She would grow as a person and acknowledge her true desires. And so it goes.
I could totally live without a JK Rowling bodice ripper, thankyouverymuch, but you know what would be so awesome? After three months and who knows how many glazed donuts, I gave up my office and moved back home to write the book. He enrolls Sandy in tennis and golf lessons at the club in an attempt to keep Sandy entertained.
I’m no prude but I found the vulgar language used to describe the main character’s own anatomy offensive Though the scene is charged with sexual tension, it is at a remove and both inexplicable and random.
The great thing about Judy Blume is that Oh holy crap. Within this generic mishmash, parts of the book reminded me of other literature. She urged me to get a college degree in education in case, God forbid, I ever had to go to work.
In all seriousness, though: I’ve met people who seemed this boring, but we are in Sandy’s head and there should be more there. The novel she’s written is wifeyybut I think that’s entirely the point.
If she found a semblance of emotional growth in the rest of the story.