Size Zero

  • by Victoire Dauxerre
  • Narrated by Emily Lucienne
  • 6 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A memoir of a brief career as a top model - and a brutally honest account of what goes on behind the scenes in a fascinating closed industry.
Scouted in the street when she was 17, Victoire Dauxerre's story started like a teenager's dream: within months she was on the catwalks of New York's major fashion shows and part of the most select circle of in-demand supermodels in the world.
But when fashion executives and photographers began to pressure her about her weight, forcing her to become ever thinner, Victoire's fantasy came at a cost. Food was now her enemy, and soon, living on only three apples a day and Diet Coke galore, Victoire became anorexic.
An unflinching, painful exposé of the uglier face of fashion, her testimony is a shocking example of how our culture's mechanisms of anorexia and bulimia can push a young woman to the point of suicide.
It is the story of a survivor whose fight against poisonous illness and body image shows us how to take courage and embrace life.

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"A poignant book." (Elle)

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Fabulous insight into the world of modelling

A wonderfully emotional story of Victoire who is thrust into the world of fashion modelling on the catwalks in New York, Milan and Paris.

The ups and downs, the magic and the appallingly bad ways models can be treated. All told by a wonderful writer and beautifully read.

Highly recommended
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-02-2017
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited