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6 edition of Mrs. Kimble found in the catalog.

Mrs. Kimble

A Novel

by Jennifer Haigh

  • 17 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by HarperAudio .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMartha Plimpton (Narrator)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7277971M
ISBN 100060530979
ISBN 109780060530976

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  Mrs. Kimble is a novel in three parts, each describing an era in the life of Mr. Kimble, from the perspective of his wife at the time. The first, titled Birdie, Virginia, , tells how this sweet young bible college student was swept off her year old feet by her year old choir teacher, only to be abandoned with her two young children. Mrs Mrs kimble book. Kimble is a novel in 4 parts revolving around Ken Kimble, a lying, cheating minister-turned-real-estate-mogul and his 3 wives. Ken was born in ; the book begins and ends with his death in Mrs kimble book.


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Mrs. Kimble is a novel in 4 parts revolving around Ken Mrs. Kimble book, a lying, cheating minister-turned-real-estate-mogul and his 3 wives. Ken was born in ; the book /5. Jennifer Haigh fills her books with details, and MRS. KIMBLE is no exception. Minutiae about the childish way Mr.

Kimble holds his fork while shoveling food into his mouth. Errant pieces of his salad either flying around the dining table or resting on his chin. This speaks volumes about a man who insists on being impeccably dressed/5(). In Mrs. Kimble, first-time novelist Jennifer Haigh follows the marital career of Ken Kimble, opportunist, serial husband, and all around schmuck.

The first section, set in Virginia in the s, revolves around alcoholic first wife Birdie/5(). Jennifer Haigh is the author of the short-story collection News from Heaven and four critically acclaimed novels: Faith, The Condition, Baker Towers, and Mrs.

Kimble. Her books have won both the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction and the /5(91). Praise for Mrs. Kimble “ It’s rare that a novelist offers both page-turning linear momentum and graceful stylistic arabesques. Jennifer Haigh gives her readers both in Mrs.

Kimble, the tale of three complex women and shrewd, cold-blooded Ken Kimble, who married them all in the course of four decades. InKen Kimble, chaplain at a Virginia college, deserts his Mrs.

Kimble book Birdie and their two small children. Birdie, a southern magnolia without the steel who’d dropped out of Bible college to marry Ken seven years earlier, is unable to cope and slips into alcoholism. Her first book, Mrs. Kimble, won the PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction.

Her second, Baker Towers, was a New York Times bestseller and won the PEN/L.L. Winship Award for outstanding book by a New England author. Both have been published in nine languages. Jennifer Haigh’s Mrs.

Kimble is a book about illusions, about the secrets we keep from one another, and the consequences of that secrecy. Through portraits of three women, each married in turn to the same mysterious man, the author explores what happens when a seemingly ordinary person maintains a double life—and the sometimes explosive results when secrets come out.

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Kimball's Candy Shoppe™, Jujube/5(1). Mrs. Kimble is actually about three Mrs. Kimbles, all married, at various points, to the same sorry hunk of man-flesh. Reverend Ken Kimble leads the choir at a religious college in the s South. Reverend Ken Kimble leads the choir at a religious college in the s South.

The three women who successively marry Ken Kimble all believe they've found the perfect partner, and all are proven wrong in Haigh's uneven debut. MRS. KIMBLE Jennifer Haigh, Author.

Morrow. Mrs. Kimble by Jennifer Haigh and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The award-winning debut novel from Jennifer Haigh, author of BakerTowers, The Condition, and Faith, tells the story of Birdie, Joan,and Dinah, three women who marry the same charismatic, predatory, and enigmaticopportunist: Ken Kimble.4/5().

Resonating with emotional intensity and narrativeinnovation reminiscent of Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto, Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible, and Zora Neale Hurston’s TheirEyes Were Watching God, Haigh’s Mrs.

Kimble is a timeless story ofgrief, passion, heartache, deception, and the complex riddle of. "Mrs. Kimble" is one of the more engrossing books I've read in a while. Jennifer Haigh distinctly creates the three different worlds that Ken Kimble enters, and ties them together in an ending that is satisfying without being overly sentimental.

I would compare Haigh to Sue Miller, another writer who skillfully digs beneath everyday relationships.5/5(5). Books similar to Mrs. Kimble Mrs. Kimble. by Jennifer Haigh. avg. rating Ratings. The award-winning debut novel from Jennifer Haigh, author of Baker Towers, The Condition, and Faith, tells the story of Birdie, Joan, and Dinah, three women who marry the same charismatic, predatory.

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See the newest novels, discuss with other book lovers, buy romance books online. Visit » About. Column. CONTACT. Customer. Mrs. Kimble is an interesting read, but not a quick one. The stories of Mr. Kimble's three wives bear a lot of contemplation. I would hardily recommend Mrs. Kimble as a great book group read and wish that I had read it in a book group/5(25).

In a provocative first novel titled simply Mrs. Kimble, Jennifer Haigh uses portraits of these three characters to question why women think they have to marry. "Ken One after another, three women marry the same wrong man, each believing her life will be complete once she becomes Mrs.

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