Rodham: A Novel – Signed Copy & Pin Badge

Curtis Sittenfeld

ISBN: 9780552776608S


Signed paperback copy of Rodham: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld

Hand signed by Curtis Sittenfeld to a bespoke bookplate

NB This title is published on 10th June 2021. All pre-orders will be dispatched on or around publication

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What if Hillary Rodham had turned down Bill Clinton’s proposal of marriage?

InĀ American Wife, Curtis Sittenfeld painted a picture of an ordinary American girl who found herself married to a President – basing it on the life of Laura Bush. In this new novel, she takes another ordinary American girl, Hillary Rodham (‘You are awfully opinionated for a girl, Hillary’), and explores how her life might have turned out if she had stayed an independent woman.

Smart, diligent, and a bit plain, that’s the general consensus. Then Hillary goes to college, and her star rises. At Yale Law School, she continues to be a leader – and catches the eye of driven, handsome and charismatic Bill. But when he asks her to marry him, Hillary gives him a firm No.

How might things have turned out for them, for America, for the world itself, if Hillary Rodham had really turned down Bill Clinton?

With her sharp but always compassionate eye, Sittenfeld explores the loneliness, moral ambivalence and iron determination that characterise the quest for high office, as well as the painful compromises demanded of female ambition in a world ruled by men.

Further Information

Format Paperback
Publisher Transworld Publishers
Published 10/06/2021
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