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Samuel French, 1981 - Drama - 102 pages
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Comedy / Characters: 2 male, 5 female

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This is the classic story of a young girl who wins at the game of love. Gigi has been brought up by her Grandmama and Aunt Alicia, an old-school courtesan, to be a stylish coquette and set her sights on a rich man. When Gaston visits, he brings her candy and lets her cheat at cards, captivated by her girlish ways. Now 16, Gigi is ripe to put away childish things and prepare to become Gaston's mistress. The clever girl however, has other plans...

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Cari Beauchamp is the author of "Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood "(California, 1998) and "Hollywood on the Riviera: The Inside Story of the Cannes Film Festival "(1992). Mary Anita Loos is the author of "A Pride of Lovers "(1981), "The Barstow Legend "(1978), "Belinda "(1976), and "The Beggars Are Coming "(1974).

Born in 1873 in France, Colette was the author of many acclaimed novels noted for their intimate style. Colette titles from FSG include "Gigi, Julie de Carneilhan, and Chance Acquaintances", "The Complete Claudine", "Cheri and The Last of Cheri", and "The Complete Stories of Colette". She died in 1954.

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