Confessions of a Prep School Mommy Handler: A Memoir
Title: Confessions of a Prep School Mommy Handler: A Memoir
Author: Wade Rouse
A hilarious memoir of life among the super rich — and super spoiled — describes how the author’s job as director of publicity at a prestigious prep school became translated into an effort to keep some of the wealthy, pretty, and mean mothers of the elite students happy.
When Wade Rouse — a rural, public school graduate who grew up more Hee Haw than Dynasty — was hired as the director of publicity at the prestigious Tate Academy, he quickly discovered his real job was to make a few of the very pretty, very rich, very mean mommies of the elite students happy.
Enter former Tate beauty queen and sports star Katherine Isabelle Ludington — Kitsy to her friends — who went to an Ivy, married an Ivy, and made a lot of money. Now, she is Wade’s VIP volunteer and a perfectly coiffed nightmare.
In between designing Louis Vuitton–inspired reunion invitations, dressing as Ronald Reagan for Halloween, and surviving surprise Botox parties, Wade tries to tame Kitsy and her pink Lilly Pulitzer–clad posse while reclaiming his self-esteem.
Following a year in the life of the super rich and super spoiled, Confessions of a Prep School Mommy Handler is hilarious, heartbreaking, and deliciously catty.