Chanel : her life, her world, and the woman behind the legend she herself created (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Chanel : her life, her world, and the woman behind the legend she herself created

Author: Edmonde Charles-Roux
Publisher: London : MacLehose, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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She revolutionized how women looked. She banned corsets, shortened skirts and scented the world with Chanel No. 5. Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel was an icon. But how closely did her carefully moulded image match the truth?
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Coco Chanel; Coco Chanel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmonde Charles-Roux
ISBN: 9781906694241 1906694249
OCLC Number: 432254730
Notes: Includes notes and index.
Description: 428 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements. Foreword. Origins 1792-1883. Gabrielle's youth 1884-1903. A False Start 1903-1905. The Keepers and the Kept 1906-1914. The Foundations of an Empire 1914-1919. The Slavic Period 1920-1925. A Victorian Illusion and its Aftermath 1925-1933. Of Divers Dances 1933-1940. The German Period 1940-1945. First Epilogue 1945-1952. Second Epilogue 1953-1971. Notes. Index.
Responsibility: Edmonde Charles-Roux ; translated from the French by Nancy Amphoux.

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She revolutionized how women looked. She banned corsets, shortened skirts and scented the world with Chanel No.5. Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel was an icon. But how closely did her carefully moulded image  Read more...

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'Chanel's life was extraordinary, varied, full, perverse and like all good stories, full of dramatic reversals and successes' Margaret Drabble. * Margaret Drabble * 'A fascinating, intimate, Read more...

 
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