Welcome to Wisteria Lane: On America's Favorite Desperate Housewives by Leah Wilson
Revisit the first season of the hit television show Desperate Housewives, with its outrageous humor, absorbing mysteries, and deliciously naughty images of suburbia. What was behind the show's immediate, widespread appeal? Why did the show strike a chord with modern women? Welcome to Wisteria Lane's contributors take on everything from sex to suburbia. Television Without Pity recapper Evany Thomas takes on female friendship, and Desperate Housewives as just latest incarnation of the female foursome. Beth Kendrick takes on mothering and motherhood, and predicts Susan, Bree, and Lynette's kids' fates. Lani Diane Rich explains how Desperate Housewives is not, and is, a typical soap. And much more! Not a typical fan guide, Welcome to Wisteria Lane takes you right back to the beginning and the question that was on everyone's mind: Just what is it about these Desperate Housewives that holds us all in thrall?