All American Dream Dolls

All American Dream Dolls

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What's an attractive, successful, all-around-together girl to do when she's dumped at sixty-five miles per hour on the way to a romantic getaway? If you're Deneen Wilkerson, "college-educated, hardworking advertising phenom, friend of the earth, and owner of major appliances," you retreat to rethink - in Deneens' case, in the basement of her mother's house in St. Louis for a solitary orgy of talk shows and mental hygiene. Deneen's crash and her wildly funny rebirth are chronicled in this beguiling new novel of relationships. When her younger sister becomes a serious contender in the All American Dream Dolls preteen beauty pageant, Deneen finds herself caught up in a universe of handsome promoters, bad Whitney Houston soundalikes, and wicked hot-oil treatments. Deneen needs both her wit and her wisdom to decide what's real and what is fool's gold as she threads the maze of a contemporary wonderland of hype, seeking compassion not only for the women and men in her life but for herself.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 135.9 x 203.7 x 18mm | 303.57g
  • San Diego, CA, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0156005727
  • 9780156005722

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One of the [year's] smartest books."---Chicago Tribune"Chicago Tribune" (12/31/1999)
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37 ratings
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4 27% (10)
3 38% (14)
2 19% (7)
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