Award-winning author Judithe Little joins Books on Tap Live to discuss her forthcoming novel, The Chanel Sisters, a remarkable story of survival, love, loss, triumph—and the sisters who changed fashion forever.
From abandoned orphans cast on a convent orphanage by their father after the death of their mother to business owners on the rue Cambon in Paris to, ultimately, establishing the Chanel name as one of the most iconic among fashion houses, this historical novel paints a riveting portrait of two ambitious, indomitable women. Meticulously researched and masterfully told, this heartbreaking yet triumphant tale traces Antoinette and Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel's determined climb out of poverty and the choices they are forced to make when their lives are irrevocably changed by the outbreak of the First World War.
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Judithe Little is the award-winning author of Wickwythe Hall. She earned a BA in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia and a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. She grew up in Virginia and now lives with her husband, three teenagers, and three dogs in Houston, Texas. Find her on Instagram at @judithelittle and on Facebook at facebook.com/judithelittle.
John Maher is news and digital editor at Publishers Weekly and cofounder of the animation journalism publication the Dot and Line. He has written for New York magazine, the Los Angeles Times, and Esquire, among others.
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