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The pink suit, Nicole Mary Kelby

Label
The pink suit
Title
The pink suit
Statement of responsibility
Nicole Mary Kelby
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On November 22, 1963, the First Lady accompanied her husband to Dallas, Texas, dressed in a pink Chanel-style suit. Much of her wardrobe came from the New York boutique Chez Ninon, where a young seamstress, named Kate, worked behind the scenes to craft the outfits. When the pink suit Kate created becomes iconic for all the wrong reasons, her already fragile world, divided between the excess and artistry of Chez Ninon and the traditional values of her insular neighbourhood, threatens to rip apart
Cataloging source
NCWC
Dewey number
813/.6
Literary form
novels
The pink suit, Nicole Mary Kelby
Label
The pink suit, Nicole Mary Kelby
Publication
Note
"A novel of hope, heartbreak and the American Dream"--Cover
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nicole Mary Kelby has written a novel imagining the life of the garment that became emblematic of the moment the American Dream turned to ashes. Kate is an Irish seamstress working in the back room at Chez Ninon, an exclusive Manhattan atelier entrusted with creating much of Jackie's wardrobe. Kate and the First Lady share roots in rural Ireland, and although their lives could not be more different, Kate honours their connection by using the muslin toiles for each piece she sews for Mrs Kennedy to fashion an identical garment - in a different fabric - for her own niece. Then comes the terrible day that pictures of Kate's handiwork, splashed with the president's blood, are beamed all over the world
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9781844089734
Isbn Type
(C format)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1254249
  • (OCoLC)876291868
  • (AuCNLKIN)000052781080

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