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"A smart, sparkling novel that is one part social satire, one part travelogue... Comical and cool.” — Oprah Daily. In Katie Crouch's thrilling novel Embassy Wife, two women abroad search for the truth about their husbands — and their country. Meet Persephone Wilder, a displaced genius posing as the wife of an American diplomat in Namibia. Persephone takes her job as a representative of her country seriously, coming up with an intricate set of rules to survive the problems she encounters: how to dress in hundred-degree weather without showing too much skin, how not to look drunk at embassy functions, and how to eat roasted oryx with grace. She also suspects her husband is not actually the ambassador’s legal counsel but a secret agent in the CIA...
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 13, 2021)  Pages: 384 pages  ISBN-10: 1250849322  ISBN-13: 978-1250849328  ASIN:‎ B08FGVC9GN

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Author’s biography: Katie Crouch is the New York Times bestselling author of Girls in TrucksMen and Dogs, and Abroad. She has also written essays for The New York TimesGlamourThe Guardian, Slate, Salon, and Tin House. A former resident of Namibia and San Francisco, Crouch now lives in Vermont with her family and teaches creative writing at Dartmouth College.