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Coco Chanel : pearls, perfume, and the little black dress

Author: Susan Goldman Rubin
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin introduces readers to the most well-known fashion designer in the world, Coco Chanel. Beginning with the difficult years Chanel spent in an orphanage, Goldman Rubin traces Coco's development as a designer and demonstrates how her determination to be independent helped her gain worldwide recognition. Coco Chanel focuses on the obstacles Chanel faced as a financially  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Young adult non-fiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Coco Chanel; Coco Chanel; Coco Chanel
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Goldman Rubin
ISBN: 9781419725449 1419725440
OCLC Number: 973199772
Description: viii, 133 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Who was Coco Chanel? --
Sell her to the gypsies --
I am not an orphan! --
Who has seen Coco? --
I was my own master --
Black wipes out everything --
Lead them by the nose --
Go and fetch my pearls --
Take off the girdle! --
That Italian --
I detest giving in --
A mistake --
He isn't a German! --
What a horror! --
I will show them --
Epilogue: A very bad dead person.
Responsibility: Susan Goldman Rubin.


Explore the life and legacy of the world's most celebrated fashion designer Coco Chanel, by award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin.  Read more...


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"Peppered with intimate fly-on-the-wall photographs, the pocket-sized monograph is this season's must-read for young - and not so young - fashionistas." -- France Today "There are few more iconic Read more...

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