Chanel: Her Life, Her World, and the Woman Behind the Legend She Herself Created

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Knopf, Jan 1, 1975 - 380 pages
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Distinguishes between the actual and projected lives and personalities of the world-famous, revolutionary couturiere, chronicling her illegitimate birth, her love affairs, her rise in the world of fashion, and her remarkable comeback at age seventy-one

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Contents

ORIGINS 17921883
1
GABRIELLES YOUTH 18841903
29
A FALSE START 19031905
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Copyright

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About the author (1975)

Edmonde Charles-Roux began her journalistic career at "Elle" and ultimately became editor-in-chief of "French Vogue". She has published three novels, among them "To Forget Palermo" ("Oublier Palerme"), which won the Prix Goncourt in 1966.

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