I was disappointed in this book. I found the characters and plot to be unbelievable. The inner life of the main character was not sufficiently developed.Published 8 months ago by Patricia R Martin
Her first mistake was that she completely gave her life away to her husband. She had no identity outside of his life and friends.Published 18 months ago by Lisa D. Jacobs
Soooo slow. I kept hoping it would pick up but never did.
Can't believe she kept her brain dead husband on life support
for 6 years!!
I wanted to like the main character, but she made it difficult. I didn't always understand why she did what she didPublished 19 months ago by barbara waite
Very interesting story, I kept it and would read it again. Very good up and coming author. Interesting back and forth opinions on the quality of life when a family member is kept... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Mmi56
A Kept man was a bit over-written; the author describes every detail and very scene a bit too much, but the story was enjoyable.Published 19 months ago by Avidreader
In The Kept Man, Attenberg explores the themes of identity, loss, and change through the story of Jarvis, a rootless woman who found meaning and purpose in marriage, and who now... Read morePublished on February 9, 2009 by Susan O'Doherty