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Autobiography of a wardrobe

Elizabeth Kendall

Autobiography of a wardrobe

a memoir

by Elizabeth Kendall

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Published by Anchor Books in New YorK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kendall, Elizabeth, -- 1947-,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-223).

    StatementElizabeth Kendall ; illustrations by Laurie Pincus.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3611.E5337 Z46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23623040M
    ISBN 109780307386090
    LC Control Number2009291585

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In she was a fellow at the Cullman Center of the New York Public Library, and in she received a Fulbright grant to do research in St. Petersburg, /5(10). Narrated by, and from the perspective of, the wardrobe (the clothing, not the piece of furniture), this book is the fictional biography of its owner, Body, aka B.

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In she was a fellow at the Cullman Center of the New York Public Library, and in she received a Fulbright grant to do research in St.

Petersburg, Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. We watch as B. copes with the untimely death of her mother, makes a go of glamorous magazine work, and, after the inevitable false starts and fashion missteps, finally comes into her memoir, part fashion and cultural history of the last five decades, Autobiography of a Wardrobe is an exploration of the clothes each generation has embraced and the smallest details in which we are able to seek comfort.

We watch as B. copes with the untimely death of her mother, makes a go of glamorous magazine work, and, after the inevitable false starts and fashion missteps, finally comes into her memoir, part fashion and cultural history of the last five decades, Autobiography of a Wardrobe is an exploration of the clothes each generation has embraced and the smallest details in which we are able to seek comfort /5(10).

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Louis from Kendall’s other writing). Autobiography of a wardrobe by Elizabeth Kendall ISBN ISBN Hardcover; New York: Pantheon Books, ; ISBN Elizabeth Kendall is the author of Where She Dances, The Runaway Bride, and American Daughter, and her work has appeared in The New Yorker and The New York TImes, among other periodicals.

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Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Elizabeth Kendall is the author of Autobiography of a Wardrobe, Where She Danced, The Runaway Bride, and American Daughter, and her work has appeared in The New Yorker and The New York Times, among other periodicals.

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“Autobiography of a Wardrobe” by American author Elizabeth Kendall is just such a book especially if you are interested in fashion. The book takes the reader on a tour of the fashion of the s through s, just by-the-way telling the coming-of-age story of a girl. We watch as B.

copes with the untimely death of her mother, makes a go of glamorous magazine work, and, after the inevitable false starts and fashion missteps, finally comes into her memoir, part fashion and cultural history of the last five decades*,* Autobiography of a Wardrobeis an exploration of the clothes each generation has embraced and the smallest details in which we are able to seek.

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Petersburg, Russia. From cherished traditions like Valentine’s Day to the lost excitement of May Day, The Magpie and the Wardrobe reveals a calendar bursting with history, imagination and curious facts.

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The second one – Autobiography of a Wardrobe – is the history of a body – an intimate memoir. That underdeveloped subject of a woman’s body encountering the world.

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