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Author LinkVolk, Patricia.
Title LinkShocked : my mother, Schiaparelli, and me / Patricia Volk.
Variant Title My mother, Schiaparelli, and me
Edition First edition.
Distribution New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Description ix, 283 pages :  illustrations (some color) ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Book
Gen. Note "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-278).
Contents Contents: Mirrors -- "The From Above" -- A Ring and a Mink -- Something in Common -- Gambling -- Manner of Dress -- The Womanly Arts -- Friendship -- Lingerie -- Gainful Employment -- The Vicissitudes of Beauty -- Improving the Mind -- Sex -- Choosing a Husband -- Being a Mother -- Superstition -- The Bogolometz -- Reckoning -- Through the Looking Glass -- Reflection.
Summary "[A] memoir ... that juxtaposes two fascinating lives--the iconoclastic designer Elsa Schiaparelli and the author’s own mother--to explore how a girl fashions herself into a woman"--Dust jacket flap.
Per.Sub. LinkSchiaparelli, Elsa, 1890-1973 -- Influence.
LinkSchiaparelli, Elsa, 1890-1973 -- Homes and haunts.
LinkVolk, Audrey Morgen -- Influence.
LinkVolk, Audrey Morgen -- Homes and haunts.
LinkVolk, Patricia -- Family.
LinkVolk, Patricia -- Philosophy.
Subject LinkMothers and daughters -- United States.
LinkBeauty, Personal.
LinkFashion designers -- France -- Paris -- Biography.

System Number 000664750
ISBN Link9780307962102 (hardcover)
Link0307962105 (hbk.)
Link9780307962119 (ebook)
Link0307962113 (ebk.)

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