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A lot like Eve : fashion, faith and fig-leaves : a memoir

Jepson, Joanna2015
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Joanna Jepson was born with a facial deformity that led to her being mercilessly bullied through childhood and adolescence whilst a strict evangelical upbringing imposed further challenges. Reconstructive facial surgery and a religious meltdown left her unrecognizable and disorientated, and triggered a search for identity, struggling with questions of belonging and significance. After ordination, a spell in the cloisters of a Welsh convent and a burst of headline-hitting fame in relation to the cleft palate abortions in the news a few years ago, Joanna became the first Chaplain to the London College of Fashion, with unique opportunities to explore the world of self-image. Not just an autobiography, this book exposes the cultural idols and preoccupations that hook so many women into trying to prove that they are worthwhile in the way that the world expects.
London : Bloomsbury, 2015.London : Bloomsbury, 2015.
242 pages ; 22 cm
9781472913173 (pbk)
Dewey class:
283.092283.092 JEP283.092JEPB/JEP
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