A vintage affair [electronic resource] : A Novel. Isabel Wolff.
- ISBN: 9780553907704 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2010.
|Summary, etc.:|| Every dress has a history. And so does every woman.BONUS: This edition contains an A Vintage Affair discussion guide and an excerpt from Isabel Wolff's The Very Picture of You.Phoebe Swift's friends are stunned when she abruptly leaves a plum job to open her own vintage clothing shop in London--but to Phoebe, it's the fulfillment of a dream, and her passion. Digging for finds in attics and wardrobes, Phoebe knows that when you buy a piece of vintage clothing, you're not just buying fabric and thread--you're buying a piece of someone's past. But one particular article of clothing will soon unexpectedly change her life.Thérèse Bell, an elderly Frenchwoman, has an impressive clothing collection. But among the array of elegant suits and couture gowns, Phoebe finds a child's sky-blue coat--an item with which Mrs. Bell is stubbornly reluctant to part. As the two women become friends, Phoebe will learn the poignant tale...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Bantam, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2803 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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