The Bradford County Library presents author Jeanne Mackin discussing and signing her novel, The Last Collection: A Novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel, on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 1 p.m.
In 1938 Paris, Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli are fighting for recognition as the most important fashion designer in France, and their rivalry is already legendary. They oppose each other at every turn, in politics and couture designs.
Jeanne Mackin is the author of acclaimed novels about ground-breaking, fascinating women whose lives intertwine with the political and cultural events of their times. She has also won awards for journalism and taught writing. She lives with her husband in the Finger Lakes area of New York State.
This author event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Friends of the Bradford County Library. The Bradford County Library is located on Route 6, one mile west of Burlington. For more information, call the Library at 297-2436.