The secret lives of wives: [Women share what it really takes to stay married]
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Ashland, OR : Blackstone Audio, [2011].
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Central Audiovisual
CD 306.8723 KRASN
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A bestselling, groundbreaking author investigates wives who thrive, sharing their uncensored strategies for staying married.America's high divorce rate is well known, but little attention has been paid to the flip side: couples who creatively (sometimes clandestinely) manage to build marriages that last longer than we ever thought possible. What's the secret? To find out, bestselling journalist Iris Krasnow interviewed more than two hundred wives whose marriages have survived for fifteen to seventy years. They are a diverse cast, yet they share one common and significant trait: they have made bold, sometimes secretive and shocking, choices on how to keep their marital vows, till death do us part, as Krasnow says, without killing someone first.In raw, candid, titillating stories, Krasnow's cast of wise women give voice to the truth about marriage and the importance of maintaining a strong sense of self apart from the relationship. Some spend summers apart. Some make time for wine with the girls. One septuagenarian has a recurring date with an old flame from high school. In every case, the marriage operates on many tracks, giving both spouses license to pursue the question, who am I apart from my marriage? Krasnow's goal is to give women permission to create their own marriages at any age. Marital bliss is possible, she says, if each partner is blissful apart from the other.A fascinating window on the many faces of modern relationships, The Secret Lives of Wives brims with inspiring and daring examples of women who have it both ways: a committed marriage and personal adventures in uncharted territory. For anyone who wants to stay married and stay sane, this is the book to read.
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Audiobook on CD
Edition:
Unabridged.
Physical Desc:
8 audio discs (9 1/2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781455122974
UPC:
9781455122974

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Subtitle from container.
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Read by Bernadette Dunne.
Description
Best-selling author Iris Krasnow presents the longevity of marriage. After conducting extensive interviews with women who's marriages have lasted fifteen to seventy years, the author presents advise on successful marital relationship from these wise woman.
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Compact discs.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Krasnow, I., & Dunne, B. (2011). The secret lives of wives: [Women share what it really takes to stay married]. Unabridged. Ashland, OR: Blackstone Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Krasnow, Iris and Bernadette. Dunne. 2011. The Secret Lives of Wives: [Women Share What It Really Takes to Stay Married]. Ashland, OR: Blackstone Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Krasnow, Iris and Bernadette. Dunne, The Secret Lives of Wives: [Women Share What It Really Takes to Stay Married]. Ashland, OR: Blackstone Audio, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Krasnow, Iris., and Bernadette Dunne. The Secret Lives of Wives: [Women Share What It Really Takes to Stay Married]. Unabridged. Ashland, OR: Blackstone Audio, 2011.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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