|This all new book commemorates the 100th anniversary of the S.S. Adams company. Within its pages is a treasury of images that span the company's first century in business. Each page is loaded with product photos, orignal artwork, promotional material and rare ephemera, much of which has never been seen before.
"For those of us who believe the Adams catalog gave us a passport into social success for the coming adult world, The Life of the Party is a revelation. The slogan 'fool your friends' was especially inviting to those of us who didn't have friends. I still remember the pain of actually pulling these pranks (sorry about the rubber pencil, Grandma Frieda). A wonderfully obessive compliation. This is as pinful and hypnotic as a book of broken promises."