JELL O Girls

JELL O Girls
  • Author : Allie Rowbottom
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 24 July 2018
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A "gorgeous" (New York Times) memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its facade - told by the inheritor of their stories. In 1899, Allie Rowbottom's great-great-great-uncle bought the patent to Jell-O from its inventor for $450. The sale would turn out to be one of the most profitable business deals in American history, and the generations that followed enjoyed immense privilege - but they were

Advertising to the American Woman 1900 1999

Advertising to the American Woman  1900 1999
  • Author : Daniel Delis Hill
  • Publisher : Ohio State University Press
  • Release : 24 September 2021
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The author focuses on the marketing perspective of the topic and illustrates how women's roles in society have shifted during the past century. Among the key issues explored is a peculiar dichotomy of American advertising that served as a conservative reflection of society and, at the same time, became an underlying force of progressive social change. The study shows how advertisers of housekeeping products perpetuated the Happy Homemaker stereytype while tobacco and cosmetics marketers dismantled women's stereotypes to create an

Jell O

Jell O
  • Author : Carolyn Wyman
  • Publisher : Harvest Books
  • Release : 24 September 2021
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Offers a close-up look at the history of this popular fruit-flavored dessert, describing its marketing and sales strategies, detailing such offbeat uses for the product as JELL-O shots and JELL-O wrestling, and presenting a variety of common and unusual r

Sobremesa

Sobremesa
  • Author : Josephine Caminos OrÍa
  • Publisher : Scribe Publishing Company
  • Release : 04 May 2021
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"Sobremesa reads like a cross between magical realism and the food section of the New York Times. Delicioso!" —Beth Ostrosky-Stern, New York Times Bestselling Author If food is the universal language of love, sobremesa is the romance. Gather around the table with C-level career woman turned foodpreneur, Josephine Caminos Oría, as she cooks up a magical tale, told morsel by morsel, of some of her most memorable tableside chats—sobremesaa—that provided the first-generation Argentine-American the courage to leave

Refined Tastes

Refined Tastes
  • Author : Wendy A. Woloson
  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press+ORM
  • Release : 30 April 2003
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A look at sugar in 19th-century American culture and how it rose in popularity to gain its place in the nation’s diet today. American consumers today regard sugar as a mundane and sometimes even troublesome substance linked to hyperactivity in children and other health concerns. Yet two hundred years ago American consumers treasured sugar as a rare commodity and consumed it only in small amounts. In Refined Tastes: Sugar, Confectionery, and Consumers in Nineteenth-Century America, Wendy A. Woloson demonstrates

Stupid is Just 4 2day

Stupid is Just 4 2day
  • Author : Lindsay Price
  • Publisher : Theatrefolk
  • Release : 24 September 2021
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"We all have moments of earth-shattering, mind-numbing, crawl into a hole and die stupidity. It's inevitable and impossible to avoid. You will connect and commiserate with these characters, who crash into displays, cheat on tests though they know it's wrong, do things they were explicitly told not to, fart in front of the whole school, and shave their heads to impress a girl."--Publisher.

Slowgirl

Slowgirl
  • Author : Greg Pierce
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
  • Release : 01 June 2013
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THE STORY: SLOWGIRL is the story of a teenager who flees to her reclusive uncle's retreat in the Costa Rican jungle to escape the aftermath of a horrific accident. The week they spend together forces them both to confront who they are as well as what it i

At Last There Is Nothing Left to Say

At Last There Is Nothing Left to Say
  • Author : Matthew Good
  • Publisher : Insomniac Press
  • Release : 24 September 2021
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This is the landscape of At Last There Is Nothing Left To Say, Matthew Good's debut book of stories. Taking the form of an artist's journal, Good's tales grind through dark, often violent places animated by voices warped by hallucination and flesh chafed by reality. From the ramblings of an opium-riddled adventurer to treatises on life from a mind rattled by the world; from the tragic end of a teen queen to a day in the life of a rock

Strange Truth

Strange Truth
  • Author : Maggie Thrash
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 29 August 2017
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From the critically acclaimed author of Honor Girl, comes a “sassy, sultry whodunit” (School Library Journal) set in an Atlanta boarding school that’s infused with subversive humor and featuring a cast of bizarre and unforgettable characters. It’s better to know the truth. At least sometimes. Halfway through Friday night’s football game, beautiful cheerleader Brittany Montague—dressed as the giant Winship Wildcat mascot—hurls herself off a bridge into Atlanta’s surging Chattahoochee River. Just like that, she’

Jell O Ice Cream Powder

Jell O Ice Cream Powder
  • Author : Genesee Pure Food Co
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 24 September 1899
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Image of a young girl holding a tray with two goblets of Jell-O ice cream. A man and woman sit at a table in the background. On the back, is an image of a "strawberry brick" dessert.

Nothing Can Hurt You

Nothing Can Hurt You
  • Author : Nicola Maye Goldberg
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 23 June 2020
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BEST BOOKS OF SUMMER 2020 - PEOPLE MAGAZINE, VOGUE, CNN, REFINERY29, CRIMEREADS, and more “Captivating, serpentine, and affecting.” -Megan Abbott “A gothic Olive Kitteridge mixed with Gillian Flynn . . . Masterful.” -Vogue “Fascinating.” -Sarah Lyall, New York Times Book Review “Gripping and tremendously searing.” -Leslie Jamison “Reinvents the thriller for a new generation.” -Rebecca Godfrey “Gone Girl for the new decade.” -Vogue.com “A beautifully crafted novel with a terrifying story to tell. I couldn't put it down.” -Paul La Farge Inspired by