The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels--a Love Story (Paperback)

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What can I say? I'm a sucker for a cowboy...Ree Drummond, photographer, blogger, host of Food Network's "Pioneer Woman" and author of (now) five NYT best selling cookbooks also penned her tales of mishap and courtship with her "Marlboro Man".

A refreshing account of this physician's daughter reared on the golf course and country club lifestyle, totally out of her comfort zone in the rancher's world. I was a fan of the TV show because of her first cookbook, now I'm hooked on the ranch life. Time by current cultural standards for romance and courtship, this is an account she won't regret when her four children want to read the story of Mom and Dad.

— marla

March 2011 Indie Next List


“The Pioneer Woman is at it again, but this time she's not dishing up recipes, rather she's giving us the juicy details of her courtship and her first year of marriage with her own 'Marlboro Man.' It's not your conventional fairy tale - Drummond went from designer clothes and spa days to becoming the hard working wife of a cowboy on an isolated ranch. But through it all, it's still clear that she landed one major prince. She traded her glass slippers for cowboy boots--and she couldn't be happier.”
— Jackie Blem, Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, CO

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New York Times Bestseller

Wildly popular award-winning blogger, accidental ranch wife, and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Pioneer Woman Cooks, Ree Drummond (aka The Pioneer Woman) tells the true story of her storybook romance that led her from the Los Angeles glitter to a cattle ranch in rural Oklahoma, and into the arms of her real-life Marlboro Man.

About the Author


Ree Drummond is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Pioneer Woman Cooks, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier,  and The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays. Ree’s beloved website, The Pioneer Woman, was founded in 2006 and showcases her cooking, photography, and anecdotes about country life. Her cooking show, The Pioneer Woman, premiered on Food Network in 2011. Ree loves Ethel Merman songs, Lucille Ball, and The Godfather. She lives on a working cattle ranch in Oklahoma with her husband and four children.

Praise For…


#2 New York Times Bestseller
New York Times

#2 Wall Street Journal Bestseller
Wall Street Journal

“Fans of Drummond’s blog and cookbook will eat up this breathless blow-by-blow chronicle of falling in love with Marlboro Man, a.k.a. her husband, and adapting to life on his ranch. . . . Generous dollops of self-deprecating humor contribute a welcome tang.”
People

“Charming and bright, Drummond’s story will be an inspiration to those who despair of finding old-fashioned, lasting love.”
Booklist

“The Pioneer Woman is perfect reading for Valentine’s Day, whether you’re celebrating a lasting love or still looking for The One. Even the most cynical of readers will be charmed by Drummond’s hilarious story of being won over by a cowboy.”
BookPage

“An affecting new memoir . . . charming and romantic. Riotously funny . . . Drummond is . . . sure to have readers in tears and in stitches. In a word: delightful.”
Publishers Weekly
Product Details
ISBN: 9780061997174
ISBN-10: 006199717X
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: February 14th, 2012
Pages: 352
Language: English