The Resource American housewife : stories, Helen Ellis

American housewife : stories, Helen Ellis

Label
American housewife : stories
Title
American housewife
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Helen Ellis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Meet the women of American Housewife: they wear lipstick, pearls, and sunscreen, even when it's cloudy. They casserole. They pinwheel. They pump the salad spinner like it's a CPR dummy. And then they kill a party crasher, carefully stepping around the body to pull cookies out of the oven. These twelve irresistible stories take us from a haunted prewar Manhattan apartment building to the set of a rigged reality television show, from the unique initiation ritual of a book club to the getaway car of a pageant princess on the lam, from the gallery opening of a tinfoil artist to the fitting room of a legendary lingerie shop. Vicious, fresh, and nutty as a poisoned Goo Goo Cluster, American Housewife is an uproarious, pointed commentary on womanhood. --Publisher
Member of
Summary
A collection of stories featuring conventional, if ruthless, housewives features a rigged reality television show, a unique book club initiation ritual, and the fitting room of a legendary lingerie shop
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
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  • Library Journal Best Books, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10457255
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, Helen
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3555.L5965
LC item number
A6 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Femininity
  • Revenge
  • Short stories, American
  • Women
  • Femininity
  • Revenge
  • Short stories, American
  • Women
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
stories
Label
American housewife : stories, Helen Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dead doormen
  • Pageant protection
  • Take it from cats
  • My novel is brought to you by the good people at Tampax
  • What I do all day
  • The wainscoting war
  • Dumpster diving with the stars
  • Southern lady code
  • Hello! Welcome to the book club
  • The fitter
  • How to be a grown-ass lady
  • How to be a patron of the arts
Control code
ocn910826896
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 188 pages
Isbn
9780385541039
Lccn
2015021779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025682412
System control number
(OCoLC)910826896
Label
American housewife : stories, Helen Ellis
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dead doormen
  • Pageant protection
  • Take it from cats
  • My novel is brought to you by the good people at Tampax
  • What I do all day
  • The wainscoting war
  • Dumpster diving with the stars
  • Southern lady code
  • Hello! Welcome to the book club
  • The fitter
  • How to be a grown-ass lady
  • How to be a patron of the arts
Control code
ocn910826896
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 188 pages
Isbn
9780385541039
Lccn
2015021779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025682412
System control number
(OCoLC)910826896

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