Sleeping With the Enemy

Sleeping With the Enemy

Coco Chanel's Secret War

Book - 2011
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"The book pieces together how Coco Chanel became a German intelligence operative; how and why she was enlisted in a number of spy missions; how she escaped arrest in France after the war, despite her activities being known to the Gaullist intelligence network; how she fled to Switzerland for a nine-year exile with her lover Dincklage. And how, despite the French court's opening a case concerning Chanel's espionage activities during the war, she was able to return to Paris at age seventy and triumphantly resurrect and reinvent herself--and rebuild what has become the iconic House of Chanel."--P. [3] of jacket.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780307592637
0307592634
Characteristics: xx, 279 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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