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
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
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
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lester, Natasha
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Costume Institute (New York, N.Y.)
  • Australian fiction
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Fashion designers
  • Women dressmakers
  • Young women
  • French
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Paris seamstress, Natasha Lester
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"How much will a young Parisian sacrifice to make her mark?"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
435 pages
Isbn
9780733640001
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The Paris seamstress, Natasha Lester
Publication
Note
"How much will a young Parisian sacrifice to make her mark?"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
435 pages
Isbn
9780733640001
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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