Elegance by Kathleen TessaroElegance by Kathleen Tessaro


byKathleen Tessaro

Paperback | May 31, 2004

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Louise C. wants what Jackie O had ...

Unhappy with her looks, her life, and her empty marriage, Louise Canova needs help -- and she finds it in a secondhand bookstore. A forty-year-old encyclopedia of style titled Elegance, this slim volume by formidable French fashion expert Madame Dariaux promises to transform even the plainest of women into creatures of poise and grace. It is a fairy godmother in print, an A-to-Z manual with essential advice that Louise vows to take to heart. But within its pages lie not only clues from her past, but also powerful lessons for the future. And as the old Louise gives way to the stunning new, she's about to find out that there's more to every life than what appears on the surface ... and that everything, even elegance, has its price.

Kathleen Tessaro was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended the University of Pittsburgh before entering the drama program of Carnegie Mellon University. In the middle of her sophomore year, she went to study in London for three months and stayed for the next twenty-three years. She began writing at the suggestion of a friend a...
Title:EleganceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:319 pages, 8.06 × 5.3 × 0.78 inPublished:May 31, 2004Publisher:Avon BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060522275

ISBN - 13:9780060522278

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