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The last collection : a novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel, Jeanne Mackin

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The last collection : a novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel
Title
The last collection
Title remainder
a novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel
Statement of responsibility
Jeanne Mackin
Title variation
Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Paris, 1938. Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli ("Schiap") are fighting for recognition as the most successful and influential fashion designer in France, and their rivalry is already legendary. They oppose each other at every turn, in both their politics and their designs: Chanel's are classic, elegant, and practical; Schiaparelli's bold, experimental, and surreal. Lily Cooper, a recently widowed American teacher, travels to Paris to visit her brother, Charlie, and try to move on from the loss of her husband. On her first day there, Charlie insists on buying her a couture dress for her birthday--a Chanel. Lily reluctantly agrees but wants a Schiaparelli, not a Chanel. Charlie's Jewish girlfriend, Ania, one of the most beautiful and prominent women in Paris, begins wearing Schiap's designs as well, and soon much of Paris is following in her footsteps. Adding insult to injury, Chanel has her eye on Baron von Dincklage, the head of Nazi propaganda in Paris, with whom Ania is also involved. Schiap takes an interest in Lily and offers the budding artist a job at her shop. Suddenly, Lily finds herself wrapped up with Schiap and her personal war with Chanel. And as their fierce competition reaches new and dangerous heights, another war is looming on their doorstep and getting closer every day"--
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Mackin, Jeanne
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.A3169
LC item number
L37 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chanel, Coco
  • Schiaparelli, Elsa
  • Women fashion designers
  • Fashion designers
  • Socialites
  • Paris (France)
Label
The last collection : a novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel, Jeanne Mackin
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9781101990544
Lccn
2018043153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2018043153
  • (OCoLC)1052429366
Label
The last collection : a novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel, Jeanne Mackin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9781101990544
Lccn
2018043153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2018043153
  • (OCoLC)1052429366

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