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A Pageant’s 100-Year Quest to Define Womanhood

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From an author praised for writing “delicious social history” (Dwight Garner,The New York Times) comes a lively account of memorable Miss America contestants, protests, and scandals—and how the...

Advance Praise

Library Journal, A 2020 Title to Watch

 

"The conception, commercialization, and exploitation of the 'ideal' woman, as embodied in the Miss America pageant, is a story that reflects the country’s...

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