Kate Moss by Christian Salmon

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...I don't really think it covered her as well as the author could have done showing how she was made into an "icon."
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A fascinating, in-depth look at the iconic and enigmatic Kate Moss, perhaps the most famous fashion model in the world. Author Christian Salmon insightfully unravels the mystery that is Moss, exploring how both the look and the persona that have continually shifted and changed in perfect sync with the zeitgeist. Kate Moss is striking for its compelling story alone—but beautifully enhanced with breathtaking images of the model throughout her career, it is a must-have for fashion-world followers of every stripe.
 

About Christian Salmon

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Christian Salmon is a writer and researcher in the Centre for Research in the Arts and Language at the CNRS in Paris. He is the founder of the International Parliament of Writers, of which he was executive director from 1993 to 2003, and editor of the organization's journal Autodafe. He has worked as a literary critic and is the author of several works, including Storytelling, Verbicide, and Devenir Minoritaire. He writes a regular column for Le Monde. He lives in France.
 
Published April 3, 2012 by Harper Design. 128 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Jack Feerick on Apr 02 2012

Salmon has an impressive intellectual pedigree, but Kate Moss: The Making of an Icon reads like Tiger Beat with a Ph.D.

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Reviewed by Sheri Newton on Apr 24 2012

...I don't really think it covered her as well as the author could have done showing how she was made into an "icon."

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