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Book Title: An Extraordinary Theory of Objects: A Memoir of an Outsider in Paris|
The author of the book: Stephanie LaCava
Date of issue: December 4th 2012
ISBN 13: 9780061963896
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 337 KB
Read full description of the books An Extraordinary Theory of Objects: A Memoir of an Outsider in Paris:It's Girl Interrupted meets Miranda July—with a touch of Joan Didion—in this captivating collection of original essays revolving around a young American girl's coming of age in Paris. As an adolescent in a foreign country, Stephanie LaCava found an unconventional way to deal with her social awkwardness and feelings of uncertainty about the future by taking solace from the strange and beautiful objects she came across in her daily life. Filled with beautiful illustrations and providing a retrospective of nineties fashion and culture, An Extraordinary Theory of Objects: A Memoir of an Outsider in Paris is sure to be a collector's item for Francophiles or anyone who has ever found security in the strangest of places.
Read information about the authorStephanie LaCava is a journalist and writer working in New York City and Paris. She began her career at Vogue, in fashion and later in features, where she assisted the European Editor-at-Large of the magazine. Her writing has appeared in print and online publications such as Vogue, The Paris Review, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Interview, and Garage. She also works in translation, in particular French to English for style writing. LaCava is an active supporter of PEN American Center and its initiatives, as well as the Editor-at-Large at The American Reader. She made her literary debut this December with An Extraordinary Theory of Objects (HarperCollins). LaCava posts daily on her website, stephanielacava.com, a phantom cabinet of curiosities and related ephemera.
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