Mademoiselle Chanel

Mademoiselle Chanel

A Novel

eBook - 2015
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A creative reimagining of the life of iconic fashion designer Coco Chanel traces the development of her exceptional sewing skills in an orphanage, her transformation into a couturier, and the private struggles behind her subsequent fame.
Publisher: New York :, HarperCollins,, 2015.
ISBN: 9780062356444
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Jul 13, 2015

Who hasn't heard of iconic fashion designer Coco Chanel? C.W. Gortner traces her entire life, from her childhood poverty to her rise in the fashion world, in this riveting piece of biographical fiction. A full portrait of Chanel emerges in this novel, both the good and the bad. She was ambitious, business-savvy, and forward-thinking, but she was also very human and made some highly regrettable mistakes, especially during WWII. Highly recommended for historical fiction fans!

athompson10 Apr 11, 2015

An interesting story, though the writing is a little simplistic. The section on Coco's possible involvement in a Nazi spy episode is very confusingly written.

Dec 09, 2014

A quick and easy book to read. It's a pretty interesting story, especially if you have any interest in fashion.

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