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The pink suit : a novel / Nicole Mary Kelby.

By: Kelby, N. M. (Nicole M.) [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Hachette Audio, 2014Edition: Unabridged.Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 09 min., 45 sec.)) : digital.Content type: spoken word Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781478900139 (electronic audio bk.); 147890013X (electronic audio bk.).Subject(s): Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994 -- Fiction | Women dressmakers -- Fiction | Irish -- United States -- Fiction | Immigrants -- Fiction | United States -- History -- 1961-1969 -- Fiction | FICTION / GeneralGenre/Form: Audiobooks. | Downloadable audio books.DDC classification: 813/.6 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Image Narrator not specified.Summary: A novel based on the true story behind Jacqueline Kennedy's iconic pink suit. On November 22, 1963, the First Lady accompanied her husband to Dallas, Texas, dressed in a pink Chanel-style suit that was his favorite. Much of her wardrobe, including the pink suit, came from the New York boutique Chez Ninon, where a young seamstress, an Irish immigrant named Kate, worked behind the scenes to meticulously craft the memorable outfits. While the two women never met, Kate knew every tuck and pleat of the First Lady's polished, perfect image. 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 neighborhood--threatens to rip apart.
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A novel based on the true story behind Jacqueline Kennedy's iconic pink suit. On November 22, 1963, the First Lady accompanied her husband to Dallas, Texas, dressed in a pink Chanel-style suit that was his favorite. Much of her wardrobe, including the pink suit, came from the New York boutique Chez Ninon, where a young seamstress, an Irish immigrant named Kate, worked behind the scenes to meticulously craft the memorable outfits. While the two women never met, Kate knew every tuck and pleat of the First Lady's polished, perfect image. 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 neighborhood--threatens to rip apart.

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