Thing of Beauty: The Tragedy of Supermodel gia download free [PDF and Ebook] by Stephen Fried

Thing of Beauty: The Tragedy of Supermodel gia download free [PDF and Ebook] by Stephen Fried year 1994
  • Book name: Thing of Beauty: The Tragedy of Supermodel gia
  • Author: Stephen Fried
  • Release date: 1994/4/20
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9780671701055
  • Rating: 8.74 of 10
  • Votes: 458
  • Review by: Langston Sparrow
  • Review rating: 7.14 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/12
  • Total pages: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 36 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: At age seventeen, Gia Carangi was working the counter at her father's Philadelphia luncheonette, Hoagie City. Within a year, Gia was one of the top models of the late 1970's, gracing the covers of Cosmopolitan and Vogue, partying at New York's Studio 54 and the Mudd Club, and redefining the industry's standard of beauty. She was the darling of moguls and movie stars, royalty and rockers. Gia was also a girl in pain, desperate for her mother's approval- and a drug addict on a tragic slide toward oblivion, who started going directly from $10,000-a-day fashion shoots to the heroin shooting galleries on New York's Lower East Side. Finally blackballed from modeling, Gia entered a vastly different world on the streets of New york and Atlantic City, and later in a rehab clinic. At twenty-six, she became on of the first women in America to die of AIDS, a hospital welfare case visited only by rehab friends and what remained of her family. Drawing on hundreds of interviews with Gia's gamily, lovers, friends, and colleagues, 'Thing of Beauty' creates a poignant portrait of an unforgettable character- and a powerful narrative about beauty and sexuality, fame and objectification, mothers and daughters, love and death.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H37M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Arts & Entertainment, Fashion Design & Theory, Biography: General, Fashion & Textiles: Design
  • Available formats: JPEG, EPUB, TXT, WORD, PDF, DOC, GIF, LIT. Compressed in ALZ, RAR, TAR.Z, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.39 USD
  • Dimensions: 111x175x26.42mm
  • Weight: 219g
  • Printed by: POCKET BOOKS
  • Published in: New York, United States
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