Here in the hallowed American heartland -- amidst the cow fields, pork sausage factories and Lutheran churches, going after the crown in not just a fairy-tale dream, it's all out war.
Everyone involved in the contest -- mothers, daughters, boyfriends -- know only one thing counts and it isn't talent, physical fitness, current events or sportsmanship. It's being Number One, ''yah, you betcha!'' Because in Mount Rose, you win any way you can... or you die trying.
|Kirstie Alley, Ellen Barkin, Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards
|Michael Patrick Jann