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The Battle of Versailles

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On November 28, 1973, the world's social elite gathered at the Palace of Versailles for an international fashion show. By the time the curtain came down on the evening's spectacle, history had been made and the industry had been forever transformed. This is that story.

Conceived as a fund-raiser for the restoration of King Louis XIV's palace, in the late fall of 1973, five top American designers faced off against five top French designers in an over-the-top runway extravaganza. An

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Publisher:Flatiron Books
ISBN:9781250053855
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Trajectory Index

Words: 91,323
Unique Words: 8,144
Flesch Reading Ease: 62
Flesch Grade Level: 8.4
Avg Sentence (words): 15.18
Avg Word (chars): 4.60
Chapters: 27
Paragraphs: 2,695
Adult Reading Time: 6:05
Sentiment: 0.025
Intensity: 0.068
People: 1,285
Places: 220
Brands: 271
Things: 424
Goodreads Rating: 3.73
Goodreads Reviews: 516
SAT Words: 952
Trajectory China 300: 206
TOEFL Words: 100
IELTS Words: 402
Nouns 61.6%
Verbs 18.9%
Adjectives 13.5%
Adverbs 3.4%
Other 2.5%

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