The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World's Most Elegant Woman (Google eBook)

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Globe Pequot, Sep 1, 2009
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Review: The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World's Most Elegant Woman

User Review  - Hannah - Goodreads

Review for Pickwick Style blog (pickwickstyle.blogspot.com) Artistic revolutionary Jean Cocteau said of his friend Coco Chanel, “Her spectacular liaisons, her rages, her nastiness, her fabulous jewels ... Read full review

Review: The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World's Most Elegant Woman

User Review  - Summer - Goodreads

This book is not what I expected, but I really enjoyed Karen Karbo's writing style and sharp wit. It had me laughing at several parts of the book. Everyone knows when you hear the word Chanel, you ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Karen Karbo is the author of three novels, two works of nonfiction, and a memoir, all of which were named "New York Times" Notable Books. "The Stuff of Life "was a "People "Critic's Choice, a selection of the Satellite Sisters Radio Book Club, and winner of the Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction. A past winner of the General Electric Young Writer Award, Karen is in addition the recipient of an NEA grant. Her essays, reviews, and articles have appeared in the" New York Times,"" Redbook,"" Elle," "Vogue," "Esquire," the "New Republic," and "Self," She lives in Portland, Oregon.

McLaren began her professional life as a young designer. Ten years later, after showing her first collection, she jettisoned fashion design in favor of fashionable illustration.

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