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The Resource The Model Wife

The Model Wife

Label
The Model Wife
Title
The Model Wife
Statement of responsibility
Tricia Stringer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Natalie King's life is full. Some might say too full. With her teaching job, a farm to run, three grown daughters who have not quite got a handle on things, a reserved husband and a demanding mother-in-law, most days she is too busy to think about whether she is happy. But her life has meaning, doesn't it? After all, she is the one person everyone depends upon.But when an odd gift from her mother-in-law - an old book in the form of stern and outdated advice for young wives - surfaces again, it brings with it memories she thought she had buried deep. Has this insidious little book exerted some kind of hold over her? Could it be that in her attempts to be a loving wife and mother, she no longer knows who she is?On a day when it seems everyone is taking her for granted, and as the ghost of a past betrayal rises, it becomes clear that even this good mother and model wife can be pushed too far ..
Summary
Even a good woman can be pushed too far... From bestselling author Tricia Stringer, this beautifully realised multi-generational family story looks at what happens when real-life betrayals and struggling relationships clash with outdated ideas of what a woman should be. Natalie King's life is full. Some might say too full. With her teaching job, a farm to run, three grown daughters who have not quite got a handle on things, a reserved husband and a demanding mother-in-law, most days she is too busy to think about whether she is happy. But her life has meaning, doesn't it? After all, she is the one person everyone depends upon. But when an odd gift from her mother-in-law - an old book in the form of stern and outdated advice for young wives - surfaces again, it brings with it memories she thought she had buried deep. Has this insidious little book exerted some kind of hold over her? Could it be that in her attempts to be a loving wife and mother, she no longer knows who she is? On a day when it seems everyone is taking her for granted, and as the ghost of a past betrayal rises, it becomes clear that even this good mother and model wife can be pushed too far...
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10806549
Cataloging source
SALS
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1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stringer, Tricia
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Australian Fiction
  • Contemporary Fiction
  • Family Sagas
Target audience
adult
Label
The Model Wife
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:HCP_670314
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781489270849
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Model Wife
Control code
BORROWBOX:HCP_670314
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781489270849
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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