Writer’s Block Bookstore Presents Bob Kealing
Thursday August 4, 2016
124 E. Welbourne Avenue, Winter Park, Florida
In development at Sony Pictures with Sandra Bullock attached to star, LIFE
OF THE PARTY is the incredible story of a Southern single mother who
became an American business icon.
The remarkable story of how Brownie Wise built, and lost, a Tupperware party empire
“This is the riveting and unaccountably forgotten story of Brownie Wise, the single mom and 1950s
Tupperware saleswoman extraordinaire who captivated the heart of everyone in postwar America—
everyone, that is, except her boss, Earl Tupper. The drama that ensued is ‘must read’ business history.”
—Tilar J. Mazzeo, New York Times bestselling author of The Widow Clicquot
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Bob Kealing is a four-time Emmy Award-winning journalist based in Orlando with WESH-TV.
He has appeared on national television, including NBC, CBS, MSNBC, CNN, and C-SPAN, and
is the author of three books. His articles have appeared in magazines and newspapers across the