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 Profound 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 Private, That Involves Crossing Paths Again And Again With Bill Clinton, That Raises Questions 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 Quest 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
Curtis Sittenfeld is the author of the new novel Eligible, a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice due out April 2016 as well as the bestselling novels Sisterland, American Wife, Prep, and The Man of My Dreams, which have been translated into twenty five languages Curtis s writing has appeared in many publications, including The Atlantic, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Time, Slate, Glamour, and on public radio s This American Life A graduate of Stanford University and the Iowa Writers Workshop, she currently lives in St Louis, MO.
- 416 pages
- Curtis Sittenfeld
- 23 February 2018 Curtis Sittenfeld