Model: the ugly business of beautiful women

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W. Morrow, May 1, 1995 - Business & Economics - 524 pages
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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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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

MODEL: The Ugly Business of Beautiful Women

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This intelligent and intermittently absorbing history of the modeling industry offers a group portrait of playboys, party girls, and a few genuine talents.. From its start in the early 1920s, the ... Read full review

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Michael Gross is Science Writer in Residence at Birkbeck College, London, and a working researcher in protein biochemistry. He is the author of Life on the Edge, and his articles on science regularly appear in The Independent of London.

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