December 1996

In Three Sections
Articles
34The Most Wives Club: Those Fabulous Gabors Jolie, Magda, Zsa Zsa And Eva Hold A Special Place In Palm Springs' History. Included At Last: The Definitive Recap Of All 22 Husbands. / By Allene Arthur
44Guest Style. Life Style: Architect Narendra Patel Designed Every Nook And Cranny Of This Incredible Rancho Mirage Home. Take A Peek Inside. / By Sarah Hagerty
53The Part-time Resident Tax Trap: Tax Advice From Christopher Manes / The Franchise Tax Board Is Scouring The City Records To Find Revenue. You're At Risk If You Don't Know The Rules. Here's How To Stay Out Of Trouble.
Special Sections
DC1-DC32The 1996 Diners Club Matches Program: The Tournament That Brings Together Top Players From All Three Tours Returns To Pga West's Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course For More Nationally-televised Action Meet The Players And The Men Behind This Newest Desert Classic Tourney.
DG1-DG48Palm Springs Lifes Desert Guide: The Only Guide Anybody Really Needs For The Desert. All The Attractions, Restaurants, Sights And Delights In An Easy-to-read Format. / Edited By Donna Curran
Special Advertising Features
18Plaza Escada
50Gallery Scene
57Monterey Bay Fashion: The Glorious Northern California Resort Shows Off Its Taste In Fashion And Accessories Photography By Teke
74Shoppers Bazaar
Departments
13Around Town: Christmas Trees In Bloom, Rick Du Brow's First Golf Lesson; The Glorious Return Of Cadillac, And Sarah Hagerty's Givenchy Makeover.
30Hank Stokes' Valley Observer: Grinch Alert!
65Desert Stars: The Season Begins In Earnest. / Edited By E. Thomasine Griggs. Photography By Danny Noyola
73Social Calendar
76Astrology With Joyce Jillson: Good Month For Capricorns.

ABOUT THE COVER: Zsa Zsa, Eva and Magda show why the camera was always their best friend. (Well, okay, right after diamonds.) Joining in this gag publicity shot is Bigmouth Martha Raye. Allene Arthur's wry story about the Gabors in Palm Springs starts on page 34. Photograph from NBC Television.

Articles

The Most Wives Club

The Most Wives Club

The Gabors, Palm Springs’ first family of glamour, chronicled as never before.
The Gabors are to Palm Springs what fancy desserts are to a good meal: We could get by without them but they do add such a luscious finishing touch.
Palm Springs Life

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