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When life as a curiously paired, young married couple in suburban California--in the midst of a growing global, national, and state economic crisis--becomes literally unworkable, Rodney, a 25-year-old, earnestly toiling but playboy of a husband from urban Los Angeles, unilaterally determines that he and Pallavi Victoria ("P.V."), his ambitious but naive, 22-year-old exotic ...more
Paperback, 154 pages
Published March 15th 2013 by Pink Purse International
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Gayle Pace
Dec 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
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This novella is a story of a marriage that was destructive and dysfunctional. P.V., Pallavi Victoria, needed to find freedom from her well to do Trinidadian family who lived in Miami. She went to Los Angeles. She was 22 and met this gorgeous player named Rodney.. At the young age of 22 she and Rodney married. Rodney's friends think P.V. is a real fun loving girl. They called her Boozhe P which is short for bourgeoisie princess. Rodney calls her Wifey and he is always putting her down. Her
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Lorna Tee
Aug 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I like the twist of the story. This book is a must read book for couples that are struggling in terms of love, sex depravity and dealing with their own ways of selfish desires.
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May 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
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Tsara Shelton
Oct 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I'm not sure how I found Wifey, some books just seem to appear in my life. This was one of them.

The prose is hypnotic; somehow innate and visual. The story draws you into the very real and quickly frightening marriage of a young couple, much like the young couple themselves are drawn in. Only once we're deeply involved do we begin to know what we should have known, and consider what should have been considered. While reading the second half of the novella I was truly scared. Partly because of th
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Tony Parsons
Apr 25, 2018 rated it liked it
Los Angeles, CA. Rodney (25), proposed/married P.V. (22, West Indian, daughter, Bourgie, aka Wifey).
She came from Miami, Fl.
Much later, Nani (P.V.’ s maternal grandmother) came to check on her.

Warning: This book contains extremely graphic adult content, violence, or expletive language &/or uncensored sexually explicit material which is only suitable for mature readers. It may be offensive or have potential adverse psychological effects on the reader.

I did not receive any type of compensati
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Philip
Mar 24, 2014 rated it liked it
A gritty read about hidden domestic abuse. My only problems are:

The brevity - 150 pages
Real problems with the dialogue which may well be authentic but makes reading very hard. i did not know there were that many apostrophes - I hate to think what a spell checker was seeing.
The lengthy verbal abuse scenes are I think overdone and become repetitive.

In the end this promised more than it delivered.
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