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侭 [PDF]-JELL-O Girls: A Family History ꖙ Book Author Allie Rowbottom 높 侭 [PDF]-JELL-O Girls: A Family History ꖙ Book Author Allie Rowbottom 높 Allie Rowbottom s memoir is an unflinching exploration of the inheritance and curse behind an American icon Graceful and genuine, Jell O Girls is what happens when a damn good story meets an even better writer Mat Johnson, author of Pym and Loving DayTo most Americans, Jell O is a diner staple the savior of the sickroom the sweet glue for the fruit mold grandma serves at Thanksgiving But Jell O was a darker thing for Allie Rowbottom s family Although her great great great uncle s purchase of the Jell O patent secured the family fortune, it also molded its female members in ways that insidiously defined and confined In this first ever insider account Rowbottom mixes up equal parts history, sociology, feminist tract and personal mother daughter story to create a literary treatise as clear and bright as Jell O itself Carolyn Wyman, author of Jell O A Biography Jell O Girls is an artfully crafted feminist excavation of an American legacy and its dark underbelly by a tender and perceptive memoirist, a keen cultural critic, and a deserving chronicler of her mother s legacy Jewel toned as its subject, Rowbottom s prose brings into crystal focus the lacerating toll of patriarchy in our media, our homes, and our own bodies She is a talent to be heralded Sarah Gerard, author of Sunshine State and Binary StarIntimate and intriguing A fascinating feminist history of both a company and a family Publishers WeeklyBrilliantly written and beautiful, Jell O Girls is both a feminist document and an act of love In compiling a history of the spell the Jell O brand cast on the American housewife by working its way into every dietary fad from domestic science to Weight Watchers Allie Rowbottom also manages to chart the mystery of female pain Along the way, Rowbottom reclaims her own family history, writing a tribute to her mother that is both gutting and gorgeous Alice Bolin, author of Dead GirlsRowbottom paints a fascinating portrait of the family behind one of America s most famous desserts This account illuminates both the rise of an American product and dynasty The renown of Jell O will attract a variety of readers to this memoir, and the storytelling will keep them turning pages to the very end Library Journal starred review This is than a book it s a phenomenon It kept me up nights with its urgency and insistence, following Rowbottom, in her masterfully clear eyed grief, on the hunt for understanding and explanation JELL O GIRLS is a heart wrenching confession, an exacting cultural history and an important and honest feminist story for right now Aja Gabel, author of The EnsembleRowbottom delivers a moving memoir of a daughter seeking to understand her mother, family, and the place of women in American society, and the narrative also serves as a thoughtful, up close and personal feminist critique of a cultural icon A book brimming with intelligence and compassion KirkusAllie Rowbottom received her BA from New York University, her MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and her PhD in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston Her work has received scholarships, essay prizes and honorable mentions from Tin House, Inprint, the Best American Essays series, the Florida Review, The Bellingham Review, the Black Warrior Review, The Southampton Review, and Hunger Mountain She lives in Los Angeles. 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    • JELL-O Girls: A Family History
    • 1.4
    • 89
    • Hardcover
    • 288 pages
    • Allie Rowbottom
    • English
    • 17 February 2016

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