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The Resource The Paris seamstress, Natasha Lester

The Paris seamstress, Natasha Lester

Label
The Paris seamstress
Title
The Paris seamstress
Statement of responsibility
Natasha Lester
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Fabienne Bissette attends the annual Met Gala for an exhibit honoring her grandmother Estella, a famed designer, she begins to learn more about her grandmother's past, uncovering a story of tragedy, heartbreak, and secrets
Summary
1940. Parisian seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee France as the Germans advance. She is bound for Manhattan with a few francs, one suitcase, her sewing machine and a dream: to have her own atelier. 2015. Australian curator Fabienne Bissette journeys to the annual Met Gala for an exhibition of her beloved grandmother's work - one of the world's leading designers of ready-to-wear clothing. But as Fabienne learns more about her grandmother's past, she uncovers a story of tragedy, heartbreak and secrets - and the sacrifices made for love.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638063
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lester, Natasha
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.4.L48
LC item number
P37 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Costume Institute (New York, N.Y.)
  • Costume Institute (New York, N.Y.)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Fashion designers
  • Women dressmakers
  • Young women
  • French
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • Family secrets
  • Fashion designers
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • FICTION / City Life
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • FICTION / Historical / World War II
  • FICTION / Romance / Historical / 20th Century
  • FICTION / Sagas
  • FICTION / Women
  • Fashion designers
  • French
  • Social conditions
  • Women dressmakers
  • Young women
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The Paris seamstress, Natasha Lester
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in March 2018 by Hachette Australia
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
453 pages
Isbn
9781538714775
Lccn
2018940376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1023487904
Label
The Paris seamstress, Natasha Lester
Publication
Note
First published in March 2018 by Hachette Australia
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
453 pages
Isbn
9781538714775
Lccn
2018940376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1023487904

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