Biography, Autobiography & Memoir

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Originally published in the Netherlands in 2016, this homage to the friendship and careers of the couturier designer Hubert Givenchy and actress Audrey Hepburn does not fare well in translation.

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In the Merriam Webster dictionary, the definition of a fairy tale is a story in which improbable events lead to a happy ending.

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Coco Chanel is a fashion version of Cinderella—minus the Prince Charming since she had so many Prince Charmings.

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Although this slim and petite volume is supposedly aimed at the juvenile crowd, it must be said that the book possesses a great deal of charm and charisma for those of us of more advanced age.

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Suffice to say National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who is amply illustrated.

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This historically accurate book, a real gift to children, explains the effective and admirable life of Effa Manley, the first important female baseball clubowner.