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Body Grammar

Body Grammar

Ohman, Jules

Paperback

General FictionGeneral GLBTQIA Fiction

Publisher Price: $17.00

ISBN10: 0593466691
ISBN13: 9780593466698
Publisher: Vintage
Published: Jun 14 2022
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.45
Height: 0.79 Width: 5.28 Depth: 7.87
Language: English
A coming-of-age queer love story set in the glamorous but grueling world of international modeling--a terrific debut ... roiling with deep questions of identity and art, love, and the irrepressible need for meaning in life (Jess Walter, bestselling author of The Cold Millions)

By the time Lou turns eighteen, modeling agents across Portland have scouted her for her striking androgynous look. Lou has no interest in fashion or being in the spotlight. She prefers to take photographs, especially of Ivy, her close friend and secret crush.

But when a hike ends in a tragic accident, Lou finds herself lost and ridden with guilt. Determined to find a purpose, Lou moves to New York and steps into the dizzying world of international fashion shows, haute couture, and editorial shoots. It's a whirlwind of learning how to walk and how to command a body she's never felt at ease in. But in the limelight, Lou begins to fear that she's losing her identity--as an individual, as an artist, and as a person still in love with the girl she left behind.

A sharply observed and intimate story of grief and healing, doubt and self-acceptance set against the hyper-image-conscious industry of modeling and high fashion, Body Grammar shines with the anxieties of finding your place in the world and the heartbreaking beauty of pursuing love.

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