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SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY: COCO CHANEL'S SECRET WAR. Hal Vaughan. Alfred A. Knopf, Random House, Inc., New York, 2011. 368 pp. with 74 ills. 25 x 15 cm. LC 2011-20430 ISBN 9780307592637 In English.
Presents a thorough account of Chanel's life from the Nazi occupation of France through the aftermath of World War II, piecing together how the celebrated French fashion designer (1883-1971) became a German intelligence operative in Paris from 1940 to 1944, how she escaped arrest in France after the war, and how, after a nine-year exile in Switzerland, she was able to return to Paris at age 70 and triumphantly resurrect and reinvent herself.
Artist(s):Chanel, Gabrielle (Coco)
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Costume/Fashion, (Auto)Biography — Women Artists
Plans: 70,10
Worldwide Number: 147902
Hardcover $27.95t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title) Temporarily Out of Stock. Library Orders Accepted, but Availability and Price Cannot be Guaranteed.

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