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By Paulina Porizkova

ISBN-10: 1401303269

ISBN-13: 9781401303266

ISBN-10: 1401309364

ISBN-13: 9781401309367

An incisive, fantastically written first novel by means of a former twiglet that explores the glamorous and gritty international she inhabited

Only a handful of girls on this planet have skilled what Paulina Porizkova has--being whisked away to version in Paris whereas nonetheless undefined, achieving the top of the career ahead of her schoolmates had even graduated--and fewer nonetheless have the perception to catch it on paper.

In her first novel, Paulina tells the tale of Jirina. A tall, scrawny fifteen-year-old lady from Sweden, she's even more conversant in name callings and disdain than admiration and affection, even if from her classmates or her family. that each one alterations while her in simple terms pal, Hatty, asks to perform her make-up and images talents on Jirina. nearly ahead of she is familiar with it Jirina is on a aircraft to Paris, the place she's going to spend the summer time in a milieu fullyyt alien to her. residing on the domestic of her modeling agency's proprietor and consistently subjected to blunt actual tests, catty and infrequently merciless fellow versions, and womanizing photographers--and, miraculously adequate, whereas occasionally feeling really beautiful--Jirina embarks on a trip past her wildest imaginings. among photograph shoots in Italy and Morocco and events with types and musicians, Jirina manages to make a number of pals, fall in love, and, finally, believe the very grownup soreness of betrayal and heartbreak.

Told with the grace, simplicity, and accuracy that could basically come from real-life event, A version Summer is either the debut of a particularly gifted novelist and an strangely well-informed glance behind the curtain at an international many of us fantasize approximately, yet few quite know.

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