Model: the ugly business of beautiful women
A senior writer at Esquire takes readers into the studios, the castles and villas where models play and are preyed upon by the rich and unscrupulous, tearing down modeling's carefully constructed facade to reveal the untold truths about the ugly trade in pretty women. Includes interviews with Anita Colby, Suzy Parker, Jean Shrimpton, Cindy Crawford, and others. Photos.
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Review: Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful WomenUser Review - Marcia - Goodreads
I really liked this book, which focuses on the history of modeling, from the 1920s or so up until the mid-1990s. The title and the back copy both make it seem like it's merely a collection of gossip ... Read full review
Review: Model: The Ugly Business of Beautiful WomenUser Review - Beth - Goodreads
The author is exhaustive in his research and detail which made the book a bit plodding at times and kind of boring. I would have liked more about the models themselves and less about the agencies and their owners. Read full review