Rodham: What if Hillary hadn't married Bill?

Author:   Curtis Sittenfeld
Publisher:   Transworld Publishers Ltd
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9780857526137


Pages:   432
Publication Date:   19 May 2020
Format:   Paperback
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WHAT IF HILLARY RODHAM HAD TURNED DOWN BILL CLINTON'S PROPOSAL OF MARRIAGE? 'Awfully opinionated for a girl' is what they call Hillary as she grows up in her Chicago suburb. Smart, diligent, and a bit plain, that's the general consensus. Then Hillary goes to college, and her star rises. At Yale Law School, she continues to be a leader- and catches the eye of driven, handsome and charismatic Bill. But when he asks her to marry him, Hillary gives him a firm No. The rest, as they say, isn't history. How might things have turned out for them, for America, for the world itself, if Hillary Rodham had really turned down Bill Clinton? With her sharp but always compassionate eye, Sittenfeld explores the loneliness, moral ambivalence and iron determination that characterise the quest for high office, as well as the painful compromises demanded of female ambition in a world ruled by men. Uncannily astute and witty in the telling, RODHAM is a brilliant reimagining - an unmissable literary landmark and truly a novel of our times.

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Author:   Curtis Sittenfeld
Publisher:   Transworld Publishers Ltd
Imprint:   Doubleday
Dimensions:   Width: 15.30cm , Height: 3.10cm , Length: 23.40cm
Weight:   0.519kg
ISBN:  

9780857526137


ISBN 10:   0857526138
Pages:   432
Publication Date:   19 May 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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While telling a compelling story, RODHAM provides an insightful analysis of the function of sexim in our political discourse. Sittenfeld is at her wittiest when recreating the men who dominate American politics * WASHINGTON POST * Sittenfeld's RODHAM offers the catharsis of uncomplicated regret * THE NEW YORKER * An explosive new book * GRAZIA * A lot of fun. A wonderful, sad dream of what might have happened * GUARDIAN * This addictive novel is the SLIDING DOORS of American politics. Gripping * STYLIST *


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Curtis Sittenfeld pulls no punches in her scathing and hilarious indictments of the American middle classes. Her Sunday Times bestselling novel American Wife was longlisted for the Orange Prize, as was her debut novel Prep. Her other books include The Man of My Dreams, Sisterland, Eligible, the acclaimed short story collection You Think It, I'll Say It and her latest novel Rodham. Her stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire, Oprah Magazine and the New York Times magazine. Sittenfeld is also the guest editor for the 2020 Best American Short Stories anthology. She lives with her family in the American Mid-West. Follow her on Twitter @CSittenfeld

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