The Perfect Scent
A Year Inside the Perfume Industry in Paris and New York
By (author) Chandler Burr
Format: Paperback / softback
Perfect Scent by Chandler Burr
Book Description"The Perfect Scent "is the thrilling inside story of the global perfume industry, told through two creators working on two very different scents. The first is commissioned by the French luxury brand Hermes, and developed by a perfumer named Jean-Claude Ellena, who begins his search for the scent on the banks of the Nile. The second is a celebrity fragrance, developed in New York by movie star Sarah Jessica Parker and a team of perfumers from a global conglomerate. Chalder Burr, the "New York Times"'s perfume critic, spent a year behind the scenes watching both creators at work. His thrilling narrative follows each scent from the initial concept to the worldwide launch. "The Perfect Scent" is the story of two daring creators, two very different scents, and a billion-dollar industry that runs on the invisible magic of perfume."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312425777
Paperback / softback
(211mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Country of Publication: United States
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In the tradition of Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief and James Gleick's Genius, The Emperor of Scent tells the story of Luca Turin, an utterly unusual, stubborn scientist, his otherworldly gift for perfume, his brilliant, quixotic theory of how we smell, and his struggle to set before the world the secret of the most enigmatic of our senses.
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Author Biography - Chandler Burr
Chandler Burr is the scent critic for the "New York ""Times Style Magazine "and the author of "The Emperor ""of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last ""Mystery of the Senses." He lives in New York City.
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