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The Other Woman

3.56  ·  Rating Details ·  48 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
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Published 1958
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Mrs Mommy Booknerd http://mrsmommybooknerd.blogspot.com
3.5 stars
Our book club had mixed reviews of this book, so we decided that I would highlight the things we loved about this title.
1. Strong independent main female character
2. Going against the grain thinking for the time
3. Unpredictable ending with a few twists
4. quick, fun read
5. interesting story line that takes place over a period of time

Having to remember that this novel was first published in in 1958 the reader must put themselves in that time period and see what a strong women, that was g
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Joe
Sep 21, 2013 Joe rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
In 1972 when this novel came out, living on the West Coast I thought “Who cares about the problems of a successful New York career woman?” Well, Rona Jaffe made me care because the writing was clear, straightforward, unpretentious, about sympathetic human problems.
“I suppose you discussed it with all your silly friends,” Matthew said.
“Naturally. You know me.”
He shook his head. “Oh, Carol.”
“Are you mad?”
“What can I do? I know you. You’re supposed to do what you want to do, not what those nitwits
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A mistress is contented with her life as the other woman.
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Rona Jaffe established The Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards program in 1995. It is the only national literary awards program of its kind dedicated to supporting women writers exclusively. Since the program began, the Foundation has awarded more than $850,000 to a total of 92 women.

Ms. Jaffe was the author of sixteen books, including Class Reunion, Family Secrets, The Road Taken, and The Room-
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