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Autobiography of a Wardrobe

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ISBN-10: 0307386090

ISBN-13: 9780307386090

Edition: N/A

Authors: Elizabeth Kendall

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The wholly original story of a woman's life told from her wardrobe's point of view, in the wardrobe's own savvy, vibrant voice--a feat of the imagination as emotionally subtle and stirring as it is dazzlingly particular. We first meet B., the wardrobe's owner, as a child in the buttoned-up Midwest of the 1950s, when "a vision of a saddle shoe" comes into her head and she discovers the urgency of all clothing dreams. We follow B. through her awkward, pudgy stage ("Here I must write about the stomach"); the indignity of camp shorts; her "adult figure arriv[ing] suddenly in 1963." The 1960s bring even bigger changes when B. goes off to Harvard, discards her girdle, and discovers... Marimekko!…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English