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Genuine authentic : the real life of Ralph Lauren

Author: Michael Gross
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollinsPublishers, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the origins and rise of the self-made fashion tycoon, describing his disadvantaged Bronx childhood, his early tie designs, the secrets of his success, and the scandals that marked his career and private life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ralph Lauren; Ralph Lauren; Ralph Lauren
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Gross
ISBN: 0060199040 9780060199043
OCLC Number: 50520401
Description: xxi, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 Patrician: From the Pale to the Promised Land 11 --
Part 2 Aspiration: From Lifshitz to Lauren 39 --
Part 3 Inspiration: It Started with a Tie 79 --
Part 4 Perspiration: From Bloomie's to the Brink 103 --
Part 5 Incaution: From Bust to Boom 157 --
Part 6 Ascension: From Man to Myth 201 --
Part 7 Disruption: from Illness to Infidelity 255 --
Part 8 Presumption: From Growing Gains to Growing Pains 291 --
Part 9 Culmination: From Privacy to the Public Market 335.
Responsibility: Michael Gross.
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Traces the origins and rise of the self-made fashion tycoon, describing his disadvantaged Bronx childhood, his early tie designs, the secrets of his success, and the scandals that marked his career and private life.

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