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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In the introduction, Judy Blume explains that she left her marriage and jucy her two kids away and sat down after being a best selling children’s author and wrote this book. I read this when I was in high school. If so then fine, immature characters are throughout literature. Did you have such forceful feelings about Norman? If I believed that Sandy was a real person — that people were really this flat, this stupid and selfish and incapable of thought or growth, I would have to rethink a number of the philosophical underpinnings of my life.

She could be making friends at the club, like her husband keeps encouraging her to do.

Sex comes to her: I don’t mean to make it sound like it’s all about sex. But in retrospect I’d have to say that no one other than a middle-aged WASP guy is an appropriate reader. Aug 12, Katie rated it liked it.


I quite liked this book; as a young, unemployed at the moment wife, I can relate to the character’s restlessness and confusion at her conflicting emotions, and I’ve always enjoyed reading intelligently written erotica I read Anne Rice’s Anne Rampling “Sleeping Beauty” series at far too young an age ,so this book was a shoo-in for me.

With more than four million copies sold, Wifey is Judy Blume’s hilarious, moving tale of a woman who trades in her conventional wifely duties for her wildest fantasies—and learns a lot about life along the way.

But Blume’s got a lot more restraint. Multimedia, interviews, biographical resources, honors, publications, translations.

She fantasizes about her first love, Shep, as she doubts her dec Hmmm! May 22, Billy rated it it was ok Shelves: So if you read it To view it, click here.

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Rbrs 5 Whoa, Judy Blume! At that time, this book was shocking, and shockingly sexual. She attempts to gain this More by having more sex with more men. But by the mid seventies all the rules had changed.

I am jhdy bit sad it is finished which is a good sign right? I think one of the sadnesses for me is that it feels really kind of hokey now, this sort of country club bume ripper that Wifey is.

Now I know that in real life bad marriages, immature adults, mental illness, and suffocating families can be irresolvable, but I had higher hopes for Sandy. While she says that this story isn’t a representation of her own story, I have to wonder what the purpose of this particular book is – it oozes bitterness, discontent and not a single sound choice.


At first it seems like the book was a cute, funny horndog fest, but it became clear after awhile it showed how much emptiness was really inside the character. The source of her discontent seems to be her husband, Norman, who fills a specific role in their relationship and nothing more.

A happy husband is the answer to a happy life. I tried reading it. Sandy is discontent, lbume say the least. She receives thousands of letters a year from readers of all ages who share their feelings and concerns with her. Yes, maybe that’s how Blume wanted Sandy to come off.

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It sure isn’t happening now. When Wifey was published, wfey caused an uproar. Sandy shrieked and stumbled back. After a bout of illness followed by sending her children away to summer camp, Sandy has more time to herself, but is forced into golf and tennis by her husband to keep busy.