The Wife Drought

  • by Annabel Crabb
  • Narrated by Annabel Crabb
  • 7 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

'I need a wife'.
It's a common joke among women juggling work and family, but it's no joke. Having a spouse who takes care of things at home is a godsend on the domestic front and an asset on the work front and is an advantage enjoyed by vastly more men than women.
Full of candid and funny stories from politics and the media, The Wife Drought shares intriguing research about the attitudes pulsing beneath the surface of egalitarian Australia.

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What the Critics Say

"Crabb is an excellent writer, and the book is penned with the wry wit for which she is famous." (Crikey)
"A modern classic.... This is the conversation we have to have." (Lisa Wilkinson)

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Customer Reviews

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Highly recommend

Very educational. Provoked great discussion. Suggest all read and discuss. We can all contribute to change and improvement.
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- Odette

Honest balanced and practical discussion of gender issues in politics.

Annabelle Crabbe is a respected journalist and celebrity. This book explains a lot and includes important historical data from interviews with personalities from Australian politics over the past 40 years. I enjoyed the book, it got me thinking. I would never read feminist literature so this is a milestone for me. I recommend it. I'm encouraged to "read" more Australian books.
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- Barry J. Marshall

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-01-2016
  • Publisher: Wavesound Audio