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Ivate that involves crossing paths again and again with Bill Clinton that raises uestions about the tradeoffs all of us must make in building a life Brilliantly weaving a riveting fictional tale into actual historical events Curtis Sittenfeld delivers an uncannily astute and witty story for our times In exploring the loneliness moral ambivalence and iron determination that characterize the uest for political power as well as both the exhilaration and painful compromises demanded of female ambition in a world still run mostly by men Rodham is a singular and unforgettable novel In these Dark Ages of the Reign of Trump Curtis Sittenfeld s Rodham descends like an avenging angel Her

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Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld

Rofound intellectual emotional and physical connection that neither has previously experienced In the real world Hillary followed Bill back to Arkansas and he proposed several times although she said no than once as we all know she eventually accepted and became Hillary Clinton But in Curtis Sittenfeld’s powerfully imagined tour de force of fiction Hillary takes a different road Feeling doubt about the prospective marriage she endures their devastating breakup and leaves Arkansas Over the next four decades she blazes her own trail one that unfolds in public as well as in pr Okay it was interesting creative extremely thought provoking and we have a skillful talented author on the boar

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From the New York Times bestselling author of American Wife and Eligible a novel that imagines a deeply compelling what might have been What if Hillary Rodham hadn’t married Bill Clinton In Hillary Rodham is a young woman full of promise Life magazine has covered her Wellesley commencement speech she’s attending Yale Law School and she’s on the forefront of student activism and the women’s rights movement And then she meets Bill Clinton A handsome charismatic southerner and fellow law student Bill is already planning his political career In each other the two find a p Blew my saxophone An inspired stunningly poignant yes even a little dirty creative re imagining of what the

10 thoughts on “Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld

  1. says:

    I am a fan of Sittenfeld's work and loved her short story collection and American Wife so I looked forward to this alternate history of Hillary Clinton's life if she hadn't married Bill A lot works in this retelling I certainly believed her interpretation of an ambitious and self possessed Hillary Rodham The depth of the narrative

  2. says:

    Blew my saxophone An inspired stunningly poignant—yes even a little dirty—creative re imagining of what the Clintons are and what they could be in an alternate universe Funny—and eerie—to think how choosing a different path not marrying Bill might have resulted in major surprises and similarities to realityHighlights include sexually charged political innuendo between Bill and Hill in their college d

  3. says:

    I feel like this book is going to piss a lot of people off and I want in on that controversial action

  4. says:

    “When the Saints Go Marching On”🎶Did Hillary sacrifice her professional future being with BillNot in this fictional tale I lo

  5. says:

    THIS is the reality the actual story all serious Hillary fans wanted maybe still want As Americans watch the news everyday and get that winsome look in their eyes they still think – if only Hillary was at the helmRead this while you are in isolation and lose yourself for a few hours or days You will not regret your mindful vacationCurtis takes us back to 1971 when Hillary was a top student at Wellesley and

  6. says:

    Okay it was interesting creative extremely thought provoking and we have a skillful talented author on the board but hmmm I think this concept didn’t work for me I always loved “what if” based story lines opens to alternated rea

  7. says:

    I read Rodham some weeks ago and am of a few different minds about it because I think you can read this book three different ways first as a piece of mainstream fan fiction because that's exactly what it is; second as a character study of a woman whose public facing self is at this point a warped amalgamation of various pr

  8. says:

    Hear ye hear ye I've found what'll no doubt be one of the most polarizing books of the year and what I can only describe as a muuuuch darker and political version of Taylor Jenkins Reid's Maybe In Another Life mixed with a l

  9. says:

    In these Dark Ages of the Reign of Trump Curtis Sittenfeld’s “Rodham” descends like an avenging angel Here in the pages of this alternat

  10. says:

    45 Rodham is not for everyone but I loved it If you dislike Hillary I don't recommend spending 417 pages with her Boldly and brilliantly Sittenfeld reimagines Hillary's life so well that going forward it will be hard for me to reconcile her actual life with the one in this novel Especially in the beginning it is jarring to be inside Hillary's head and bed And as she did in American Wife Sittenfeld pads the pages with mundane details Yet I w

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