ₑ Free Format Kindle Read ≯ JELL-O Girls: A Family History ₩ PDF by Allie Rowbottom ⃕

ₑ Free Format Kindle Read ≯ JELL-O Girls: A Family History  ₩ PDF by Allie Rowbottom ⃕ ₑ Free Format Kindle Read ≯ JELL-O Girls: A Family History ₩ PDF by Allie Rowbottom ⃕ We all come from somewhere, yet I never imagined that someone could come from Jell O From these beginnings, Allie Rowbottom has molded this generous book of intuition, connection, and grace This is a work of wild insights and deep music Nick Flynn, author of Another Bullshit Night in Suck City The author s family s Jell O empire brought wealth and privilege but also seemed to curse the lives of her grandmother, her mother and herself With this fascinating cultural history of an iconic dessert and its creators, Rowbottom has found the courage to break the mold People A fascinating feminist exploration a strange, sensitive account of trauma, motherhood, and America Real Simple Watch it glimmer, see it shimmer, cool and fruity, Jell O If you re an American of a certain age, that jingle will come to mind unbidden as you open Allie Rowbottom s devastating memoir Her book doubles as a social history of the influential brand and its patriarchal messaging The mother daughter portrait that emerges here melts the heart O, the Oprah Magazine 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 Day To 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 Allie Rowbotton is a talent not to be overlooked I love this book with all my heart I couldn t put down this strangely sparkling cultural and family history Porochista Khakpour, author of Sick 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 Star Intimate and intriguing A fascinating feminist history of both a company and a family Publishers Weekly Brilliantly 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 GirlsA 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 One of People Magazine s Best Books of Summer An Best Book of the MonthAn Indie Next PickA Real Simple Best Book of 2018In 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 also haunted by suicides, cancer, alcoholism, and mysterious ailments More than 100 years after that deal was struck, Allie s mother Mary was diagnosed with the same incurable cancer, a disease that had also claimed her own mother s life Determined to combat what she had come to consider the Jell O curse and her looming mortality, Mary began obsessively researching her family s past, determined to understand the origins of her illness and the impact on her life of Jell O and the traditional American values the company championed Before she died in 2015, Mary began to send Allie boxes of her research and notes, in the hope that her daughter might write what she could not JELL O GIRLS is the liberation of that story.A gripping examination of the dark side of an iconic American product and a moving portrait of the women who lived in the shadow of its fractured fortune, JELL O GIRLS is a family history, a feminist history, and a story of motherhood, love and loss In crystalline prose Rowbottom considers the roots of trauma not only in her own family, but in the American psyche as well, ultimately weaving a story that is deeply personal, as well as deeply connected to the collective female experience. 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    • JELL-O Girls: A Family History
    • 4.2
    • 417
    • Format Kindle
    • 0316510610
    • Allie Rowbottom
    • Anglais
    • 19 October 2017

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