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The Miss America Family

A Novel

The Miss America Family( )
Author: Baggott, Julianna
ISBN:978-0-7434-2297-0
Publication Date:Feb 2003
Publisher:Washington Square Press
Imprint:Washington Square Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.95
Book Description:

Pixie Kitchy was once Miss New Jersey. Now she's married to a dentist, an ex-quarterback in turtled golf pants. Her ten-year-old daughter, Mitzie, wears Bo-peep pincurls and twirls baton. Her sixteen-year-old son, Ezra, the person who knows her best, is caught up in his fling with the podiatrist's daughter. And Pixie is consumed by the past. She confides, "I was a housewife, and I became dangerous. Sometimes it's the only way possible to regain footing in the world." In this high-wire...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8.25 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.872 Pounds
Author Biography
Baggott, Julianna (Author)
Julianna Baggott received her M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1994, where she held a Greensboro Scholar Fellowship. In 1998 and 1999, she placed nearly forty poems and short stories in such magazines as Poetry, The Southern Review, Crab Orchard Review, and Indiana Review. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Delaware Division of Arts and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Ragdale Foundation. Winner of the Eyster Prize for Fiction in 1998, her manuscript of poems was a 1999 finalist in Breadloaf's first-book prize.

She lives in Newark, Delaware with her husband, poet David G. W. Scott, and their three children. Girl Talk is her first novel.

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