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The dress

Author: Kate Kerrigan
Publisher: London Head Of Zeus, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lily Fitzpatrick loves vintage clothes, made all the more precious because they were once worn and cherished by another woman. Thousands follow her fashion blog and her daily Instagram feed. One day she stumbles upon an extraordinary story. Joy Fitzpatrick not only shares Lily's surname. She was a fashion legend, famed for her beauty and style in 1950s New York. For her 30th birthday, she is said to have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
General fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Kerrigan
ISBN: 9781784972288 1784972282 9781784082383 1784082384
OCLC Number: 919317587
Description: 381 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Lily Fitzpatrick loves vintage clothes --
made all the more precious because they were once owned and loved by another woman. Thousands follow her vintage fashion blog and her daily Instagram feed. But this passion for the beautiful clothes of the past is about to have unforeseen consequences, when Lily stumbles upon the story of a 1950s New York beauty, who was not only everything Lily longs to be, but also shares Lily's surname. Joy Fitzpatrick was a legend. But what was the famous dress which she once commissioned --
said to be so original that nothing in couture would ever match it again? What happened to it --
and why did Joy suddenly disappear from New York high society?
Responsibility: Kate Kerrigan.

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A novel set in Ireland, New York and London, interweaving two stories, past and present.  Read more...
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'Unlike many books about the fashion world, high on excitement at the glamorous setting, The Dress has none of this breathlessness. The writing is grounded in human drama, with the fashion element Read more...

 
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