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American Wife

American Wife( )
Author: Sittenfeld, Curtis
ISBN:978-1-4000-6475-5
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

In the year 2000, in the closest election in American history, Alice Blackwell's husband becomes president of the United States. Their time in the White House proves to be heady, tumultuous, and controversial. But it is Alice's own story - that of a kind, bookish, only child born in the 1940s Midwest who comes to inhabit a life of dizzying wealth and power - that is itself remarkable. Alice candidly describes her small-town upbringing, and the tragedy that shaped her identity; she...
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Book Details
Pages:576
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Coming Of Age
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.45 x 9.55 x 1.4 Inches
Book Weight:2.015 Pounds
Author Biography
Sittenfeld, Curtis (Author)
Elizabeth Curtis Sittenfeld was born August 23, 1975 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is an American writer. Her titles include: Prep, the tale of a Massachusetts prep school; The Man of My Dreams, a coming-of-age novel and an examination of romantic love; and American Wife, a fictional story loosely based on the life of First Lady Laura Bush.

Sittenfeld attended Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, before transferring to Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. At Stanford, she studied Creative Writing. At the time, she was also chosen as one of Glamour magazine's College Women of the Year. She earned an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. In 2018 she made the bestseller list with her title, You Think It, I'll Say It.

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