"Chaney's engagement with her subject is evident throughout, and her exhaustive research into Chanel's life—especially its darker, more enigmatic corners—and the cultural history she so profoundly impacted make the book as fascinating as it is informative."
In this ambitious, engrossing biography, Chaney (Hide-and-Seek with Angels: A Life of J.M. Barrie
, 2006, etc.) delves into the life and times of one of the 20th century's most controversial fashion icons.
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