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Young Wives (2000) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Meet the young wives. Angela, Michelle, and Jada, thirty-something women who appear to have lives as delicious as dessert...

A typical New Yorker, half-Jewish, half-Italian, Angela is a lawyer married to Reid, a handsome old-money WASP. Michelle adores her childhood sweetheart husband, Frank, and the dreamhouse he's provided for her and their two beautiful children. Jada is an African-American working mom trying to maintain a happy home despite her husband Clinton's failing business.

But then, like a bad souffle, the lives of Angela, Michelle, and Jada collapse as they each discover the truth about their dirty, rotten mates. Uniting for solace and support, they draw on one another's friendship to heal their wounds. Bowed but not beaten, though, this smart, audacious trio will concoct a brilliant recipe to take back what's theirs and serve justice on their duplicitous men, and transform them from victims to victors!

Original title: Young Wives
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumor
FictionGeneral FictionWomen's FictionFeminist

Edition #1: Young Wives

Young Wives (2000)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Delightful...frothy...slapstick comedy at its best." Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • "A wonderfully funny fable...hysterically funny." Kirkus Reviews
  • "An oasis in the emotional desert of popular fiction." The Herald (South Carolina)
  • "Witty...Perfect comic relief." New York Daily News
  • "Lots of romance and revenge...all of it pleasing...Charming." Washington Post Book World
  • "A wicked little fairy tale." Los Angeles Times
  • "A zany treat." International Herald Tribune
  • "There's almost nothing more satisfying than a good satire of the fashion biz." People
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Young Wives (December 1, 2000)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Harper Torch
ISBN: 9780061097669
Dimensions: 6.73 x 4.17 x 1.44 in
Pages: 656

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