The Last Original Wife

The Last Original Wife

Book - 2013
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"Leslie Anne Greene Carter is the last original wife among her husband's group of cronies. They've all traded in for younger... blonder... more enhanced models. But she is proud of her status and the longevity of her marriage. Sure the spark isn't quite there the way it once was. And it would be nicer if her husband paid a bit more attention to her desires but there's something to be said for a comfortable relationship. Or at least she thinks so until one day, out golfing with her husband and his friends, she falls into a manhole. And nobody realizes that she's gone. With her eyes finally open to what her perfect life has truly become, Leslie must trust in the healing powers of South Carolina's lush beaches, beautiful sunsets, and feisty residents. The Last Original Wife is a classic tale of friendship and love dipped in the salty waters of a South Carolina summer"--
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, [2013]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062132468
0062132466
Branch Call Number: FIC FRANK, DOROTHEA
Characteristics: x, 352 pages ; 24 cm

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elos
Apr 11, 2017

Having reached a time in her life where she feels her family is taking her for granted. the main character Leslie begins an introspective journey that gives us both some funny and touching moments. I really enjoyed this.

ArapahoeKati Oct 21, 2016

I picked this up because of the title and found it to be interesting but forgettable.

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star20rkb
Apr 01, 2015

This book had me laughing out loud. I listened to it and loved the reader and her southern accent. It is the story of a woman who is literally the last original wife among all of her husbands friends. The friends have all moved on to younger trophy wives. It is the story of a woman who looks around and realizes she is unappreciated by her husband and her family and strikes off to find her own happiness. Truly a fun read.

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Audrey1976
Apr 01, 2015

This book is the laugh out loud story of a woman who finally take control of her life instead of living it to be her ungrateful husband's slave. Leslie is the "last original wife", after all of her husband's friends have divorced theirs and "upgraded" to a younger model. After a fateful trip to Scotland, Leslie decides it's time for a change. The results are hilarious! If you get a chance, listen to it as the narrator captures the southern accents perfectly!

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londongirl
Jul 01, 2014

My first Frank book. Couldn't put it down.
This book is about marriage and raising kids then stepping back to find out what this woman accomplished in her family.
This author wrote the things some of us have wanted to say and do.

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emcooley
Jun 20, 2014

This book is wonderful! It is a great self-discovery book with a bit of romance and tons of humor. I enjoyed this book greatly.

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caj1222204441801
Oct 28, 2013

THIS ONE OF HER BEST BOOKS! I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN IMPATIENT WAITING AS HER STYLE CHARACTERS ARE SO VIVID. A MUST READ!!!!!!!!! DONT START ANYTHING BECAUSE YOU WILL NOT WANT TO PUT IT DOWN.

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vi2856
Sep 04, 2013

really enjoyed this one, she sure was a doormat, but she came through.

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lucky38
Aug 22, 2013

I enjoyed this book. It moved along at a fast pace. I liked how the chapters changed from wife to husband. This woman was a absolute doormat to her whole family and she finally had enough. It was witty and clever. I have never known a woman who is so completely clueless, but it is just a story! good, lighthearted reading!

kendallai Aug 15, 2013

Wonderful read. Sori to see it end.
Author keeps you rivited to the end.

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