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The perfect scent : a year inside the perfume industry in Paris and New York

Author: Chandler Burr; Mel Foster; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2008.
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No journalist has ever been allowed into the ultrasecretive, highly pressured process of originating a perfume. But Chandler Burr, the New York Times perfume critic, spent a year behind the scenes observing the creation of two major fragrances. Now, writing with wit and elegance, he juxtaposes the stories of the perfumes--one created by a Frenchman in Paris for an exclusive luxury-goods house, the other made in New  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)226291119
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Chandler Burr; Mel Foster; Tantor Media.
OCLC Number: 298646744
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
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Duration: 12:07:24.
Performer(s): Read by Mel Foster.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 174289 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Year inside the perfume industry in Paris and New York
Responsibility: Chandler Burr.

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No journalist has ever been allowed into the ultrasecretive, highly pressured process of originating a perfume. But Chandler Burr, the New York Times perfume critic, spent a year behind the scenes observing the creation of two major fragrances. Now, writing with wit and elegance, he juxtaposes the stories of the perfumes--one created by a Frenchman in Paris for an exclusive luxury-goods house, the other made in New York by actress Sarah Jessica Parker and Coty, Inc., a giant international corporation. An informative and mesmerizing portrait of some of the extraordinary personalities who envision, design, create, and launch the perfumes that drive their billion-dollar industry.

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