The Last Original Wife

The Last Original Wife

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2013
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The New York Times bestselling author dissects a successful marriage in this heartfelt tale full of her infectious wit, irresistible charm, and sultry Southern Carolina sunrises.
Publisher: [United States] : Harper Audio, p2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780062262967
Characteristics: 10 sound discs (11 3/4 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Miles, Robin


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Feb 19, 2015

Very much enjoyed this audiobook. Was a fun story and found myself laughing out loud several times. Not at all what I was expecting. The voice reading this book was PERFECT! Especially when the chapter was from Wes’s point of view…sour puss that he is!

Jul 06, 2014

This is a well written book. It kept my interest throughout. It wasn't over-the-top thrilling, but it was interesting enough.

Jan 18, 2014

*** stars Leslie Anne Greene Carter is the last original wife among her husband's group of cronies. They've all traded in their first wives-the middle-aged women they long ago promised to love and cherish 'til death did them part-for riper peaches: younger . . . blonder . . . more enhanced models. Leslie is proud of her status and the longevity of her marriage. Sure the spark isn't quite as bright. And it wouldn't be too much to ask if her husband paid just an itty bit more attention to her desires. But there's something to be said for a comfortable and deeply familiar relationship. Or at least she thinks until the day, out walking with her husband and his friends, she slips into a manhole. Nobody realizes that she's gone. That one misstep opens Leslie's eyes to the sham her perfect life has become. No longer will she be invisible. No longer will she accept being taken for granted. With the healing powers of South Carolina's lush white beaches, beautiful sunsets, and endearing and funny residents, Leslie is going to transform herself and reclaim the strong, vibrant, sexy woman she was meant to be. The Last Original Wife is classic Dorothea Benton Frank: a tale of friendship and love. Ms. Frank creates great characters - very nice read. Even at 60 it is not too late to reclaim your life and make your own choices. Recommend.

joannefuller Jul 16, 2013

What a hoot! Well written, extremely well read, the characters come to life as you listen to the narrator's fabulous Southern drawl. Highly recommend.


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Jul 08, 2014

No one is ever secure in their marriage.


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