From the book jacket:
A novel about flesh and spirit, vanity,
mortality, and mortal affection. Set mostly
in Paris and Manhattan in the desperately
glittering 1980s, it has the timeless depth
and moral power of a fairy tale.
As a teenager on the streets of San Francisco, Alison is discovered by a photographer and swept into the world of fashion - modeling in Paris and Rome. When her career crashes and a love affair ends disastrously, she moves to New York City to build a new life. There she meets Veronicaan older, wisecracking eccentric with her own ideas about style, a proofreader who comes to work with a personal "office kit" and a plaque that reads "Still Anal After All These Years." ...
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