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The Resource In the name of Gucci : a memoir, Patricia Gucci ; with Wendy Holden

In the name of Gucci : a memoir, Patricia Gucci ; with Wendy Holden

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In the name of Gucci : a memoir
Title
In the name of Gucci
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Gucci ; with Wendy Holden
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Author
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"The gripping family drama--and never-before-told love story--surrounding the rise and fall of the late Aldo Gucci, the man who is responsible for making the Italian fashion label the powerhouse it is today, told by his daughter. Patricia Gucci was born a secret: the love child whose birth could have spelled ruination for her father, Aldo Gucci. It was 1963, and the halcyon days for the "must-have" brand of Hollywood and European royalty. Patricia's mother gave birth in secret in London before she was smuggled back to Vatican City and hidden from the fashion world, the media, and the rest of the Gucci family. Aldo couldn't afford a public scandal, but he could not resist his feelings for Patricia's mother, Bruna, the paramour he first met when she worked for him as a shopgirl in Rome. In In the Name of Gucci, Patricia Gucci charts her parents' untold love story, relying on her own childhood memories as well as an archive of love letters and interviews with her mother. She interweaves her parents' story with that of her own relationship with her father--from a little girl who remained a secret for eighteen months and wasn't publicly acknowledged for her first decade, through her rise to become Gucci's ambassador and Aldo's protégé, to the moment when his three sons, who betrayed him in a famous palace coup, were disinherited and Patricia--once considered the shame of Gucci--was made sole universal heir. It is an epic tale of love and loss, betrayal and loyalty, sweeping among Italy, England, and America throughout the tumultuous years during the rise and fall of the House of Gucci"--
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Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 338.7/6174692092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD9940.I84
LC item number
G8513 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Label
In the name of Gucci : a memoir, Patricia Gucci ; with Wendy Holden
Link
9780804138932.jpg
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1657058
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
304 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780804138956
Lccn
2015037677
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1657058
  • (Sirsi) 1657058
  • (OCoLC)866615137
Label
In the name of Gucci : a memoir, Patricia Gucci ; with Wendy Holden
Link
9780804138932.jpg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1657058
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
304 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780804138956
Lccn
2015037677
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1657058
  • (Sirsi) 1657058
  • (OCoLC)866615137

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