American housewife: Stories

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A sharp, funny, delightfully unhinged collection of stories set in the dark world of domesticity, American Housewife features murderous ladies who lunch, celebrity treasure hunters, and the best bra fitter south of the Mason Dixon line.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.
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Ellis, Helen.Dead doormen.
Ellis, Helen.Dumpster diving with the stars.
Ellis, Helen.Essays.
Ellis, Helen.Fitter.
Ellis, Helen.Hello! Welcome to the book club.
Ellis, Helen.How to be a grown-ass lady.
Ellis, Helen.How to be a patron of the arts.
Ellis, Helen.Pageant protection.
Ellis, Helen.Wainscoting war.
Ellis, Helen.What I do all day.
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McInerney, Kathleen(Actress),narrator.
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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.
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Housewives -- United States -- Fiction
Humorous fiction
Short stories
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American housewife : stories / Helen Ellis
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Housewives
Humor (Fiction)
Literature
Short Stories