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Designs :; a novel

Brady, James

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ISBN 10: 0517562847 / ISBN 13: 9780517562840
Published by Crown Publishers, New York, 1986
Condition: Near fine Hardcover
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Octavo grey DJ ; 453 p ; 24 cm. Author signed front free end paper // Fashion designers -- Fiction -- New York -- Gay themes -- Design -- Biography. Near fine clean copy, faintly sunned DJ else near fine First edition, first printing (full number line). Bookseller Inventory # 31371

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Title: Designs :; a novel

Publisher: Crown Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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After he engages gay designer Adam Green, Marc Street, head of a garment house in New York, is catapulted to fashion stardom, until Adam's dissolution, his own love affair, and his connections to the criminal underworld threaten his company

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Spanning a period of 12 years, this tightly knit novel traces the varying fortunes of Marc Street, protege of Coco Chanel. Real-life and fictional characters mingle to provide a realistic insider's look at the world of high fashion through the lives and loves of its business people, models, designers, critics, and sometimes less-than-legitimate backers. Street; his gay designer, Adam; his lover Chelsea, heiress-turned-model-turned-designer, encounter any number of difficulties in their professional and personal relationships before the final triumph of spirit that marks the resolution. This new novel by the author of Superchic , Holy Wars , and Paris One should entertain even those who aren't fashion enthusiasts. Occasional passages may offend some readers. Judith A. Gifford, Salve Regina Coll. Lib., Newport, R.I.
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