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The ideal wife

a novel
  • 263 Pages
  • 0.63 MB
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  • English
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Pocket Books , New York
Married women, African Americans, Fi
Statementby Jacquelin Thomas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3570.H5637 I34 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination263 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24737579M
ISBN 101416599630
ISBN 139781416599630
LC Control Number2009005345

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The Ideal Wife was actually pretty good, but it was also massively frustrating, which is why the rating The ideal wife book up so low for me on this one. There's a lot that I love about this book, but there was slightly more that annoyed me. What I Liked - Abigail agreeing to marry Miles for the money and safety of his position.

She lets him think what he /5. There is also overlap in the story here and the next book's romance (Miles' friend is the hero in the next book). WORTH MENTIONING: The book was originally published in the early s. CONNECTED BOOKS: THE IDEAL WIFE is the first book in the Stapleton-Downes /5().

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. What is God's model of an ideal wife?What qualities should a good wife pos 4/5(23). There is also overlap in the story here and the next book's romance (Miles' friend is the hero in the next book).

WORTH MENTIONING: The book was originally published in the early s. CONNECTED BOOKS: THE IDEAL WIFE is the first book in the Stapleton-Downes series/5.

Strangely, the flyleaf for the hardback edition of this book had the heading "The Ideal Wife" and then gave blurb about a different book, Balogh's "The Secret Pearl", so the story of this book was entirely unknown to me when starting it.

The Earl of Severn has to get married (a common theme in Balogh's books) The ideal wife book there is a very beautiful woman 5/5(6). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the An Ideal Wife by Betty Neels at Barnes & Noble.

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The title suggested a woman working hard at being the perfect Biblical wife and that's been done a million times over in Christian publishing. What I didn't fathom was the criteria for "ideal" in this novel. Without giving it away, being "the ideal wife" had a whole lot to do with a room in the.

The book of Proverbs presents the ideal wife as an economic dynamo and a force to harness; her value is highlighted by comparison with Woman Wisdom and her counterpart, Woman Folly. In May ofHousekeeping Monthly published an article entitled, “The Good Wife’s Guide,” detailing all the ways that a wife should act and how best she can be a partner to her husband.

Title: The Ideal Wife: A Novel Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Published: Janu Publisher: HarperCollins Language: English. Similarities Between Othello And The Ideal Wife Words | 5 Pages. prime example of the “ideal wife” for that time.

While on the other hand, feisty and ambitious Brooke Davis from the TV show One Tree Hill is a prime example of the “new ideal wife”.

In many ways, the concept of an ideal wife since Shakespeare’s days have changed. An Ideal Wife. 3, likes 3 talking about this. What happens when the technology savvy Dwarf God, once the driver of the Biggest God in Heaven, sets out to find an Ideal Wife for a man on earth.

The Ideal Wife. This is how the book opens: “If you could set before me the plainest, dullest, most ordinary female in London,” Miles Ripley, Earl of Severn, said, “or in England, for that matter, I would make her an offer without further ado.” Sir Gerald Stapleton laughed and drained off the final mouthful of brandy left in his glass.

Get this from a library. The ideal wife. [Jacquelin Thomas] -- Marrying a handsome, wealthy lawyer and living in a Hollywood Hills mansion it's a dream come true for twenty-four-year-old Jana, from the moment Lawrence Collins swept her off her feet and into.

Get this from a library. The ideal wife. [Mary Balogh] -- When Abigail Gardiner knocks at the door of Miles Ripley, Earl of Severn, the last thing she expects is a marriage proposal.

Desperate, she'd come to this charismatic stranger's home to plead for her. Buy Ideal Wife Reissue by Balogh, Mary (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: FIRST ACT SCENE. The octagon room at Sir Robert Chiltern’s house in Grosvenor Square.

[The room is brilliantly lighted and full of the top of the staircase stands lady chiltern, a woman of grave Greek beauty, about twenty-seven years of age. She receives the guests as they come up. 12 Traits of a Godly Wife 1) A Godly Woman Always Seeks to be Modest in Her Dress.

Then out came a woman to meet him, dressed like a prostitute and with crafty intent. The Ideal Wife Mary Balogh, Author Severn House Publishers $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy. The Ideal Wife by Mary Balogh; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Aristocracy (Social class), Fiction, Romance.

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Marriage. As the title might suggest, An Ideal Husband's primary theme is marriage, a common premise for the potboiler melodramas of Wilde's recall our discussion of the play's Context, the Victorian popular theater provided stock storylines of domestic life that, after various crises, would culminate in the reaffirmation of familiar themes: loyalty, sacrifice, undying love, forgiveness.

The Ideal Wife. Mary Balogh. Buy This Book. However, I very much enjoyed the reprint of this book and will be giving her backlist another look. Miles Ripley, Earl of Severn, is sick of managing females. His mother and sisters took good care of him after his father died, but now they want nothing more than to control his life.

Thank you for sharing this. I was raised a s housewife - growing up in the s. While I'm not a total 50s wife, my husband always comes first and I cook and clean just as my mother did.

I'm researching for my own blog post. Will link to yours. Reply Delete. An Ideal Wife By Betty Neels - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

5) "Ideal Wife 1) Beautiful in my eyes 2) Funny as hell 3) Loyal beyond reproach 4) Smart - kinda gets what I do for a living even though I have no idea 5) Good Mommy (just in case) Bad Wife - These are actually more difficult for me since I am usually with women that I would never marry".

THE IDEAL WIFE IS A PURCHASING AGENT FOR THE FAMILY. She looks for wool and flax, And works with her hands in delight. She is like merchant ships; She brings her food from afar (vv. We all know how much a family consumes.

The ideal wife contributes to the family by purchasing the necessities of the family. Men, especially husbands, please describe for me YOUR ideal wife.

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I don't mean how she looks, I mean how she behaves and how she spends her time, etc. I really want to be a better wife for my husband, but he doesn't give me any insight when I ask him how I can improve.

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The Dark Angel Series, The Ideal Wife Series. Join the fan list. Home About Books Blog Guest Book. An ideal wife is hard to find. She possesses these qualities for me: 1. Humble. She may be rich, poor, tall, short, fat, slim, hot but, all that is nothing compared to her humility.

2. Considerate. She has only two other male friends. I hate a wom.