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Jell-O girls : a family history

Author: Allie Rowbottom
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First edition
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"A memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its facade--told by the inheritor of their stories. In 1899, Allie Rowbottom's great-great-great-uncle bought the patent to Jell-O from its inventor for $450. The sale would turn out to be one of the most profitable business deals in American history, and the generations that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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Named Person: Woodward family; Allie Rowbottom
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allie Rowbottom
ISBN: 9780316510639 0316510637 0316510610 9780316510615
OCLC Number: 1044634581
Description: 277 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Allie Rowbottom.

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