Mr. and Mrs. American Pie (Streaming as Palm Royale from Apple TV+)

Juliet McDaniel


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In the vein of Where’d You Go, Bernadette, this whip-smart romantic comedy is as incisive as it is funny-and refuses to be thwarted by convention. After getting dumped by her husband, a woman sets out to prove her worth by entering a ‘best housewife’ pageant in 1970 Palm Springs.

ISBN: 9781942645863 Category:


Stream Palm Royale now on Apple TV+”A gorgeously messy and misguided heroine. I love this story.”?Laura Dern”The perfect blend of salty and sweet.”?Booklist (starred review)”Hilarious.”?Refinery29The year is 1969. Dick Nixon was just sworn in as the thirty-seventh President of the United States. Neil Armstrong just took one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind. And notable Palm Springs socialite Maxine Simmons just found out that her husband is leaving her for his twenty-two-year-old secretary.After a public meltdown at Thanksgiving, Maxine finds herself not only divorced but exiled to Scottsdale, Arizona. However, these desert boondocks will not be her end?only her Elba. The former beauty queen sets her eyes on a new crown: that of the Mrs. American Pie pageant, awarded to the nation’s best wife and mother.Maxine only has one problem: to win the crown she’ll need to find?or build?a family of her own.

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Weight 0.342 kg
Dimensions 21 × 14 × 3 cm










General – Trade / Code: K

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