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Beauty junkies

inside our $15 billion obsession with cosmetic surgery

by Alex Kuczynski

  • 111 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chirurgie plastique,
  • Plastic Surgery

  • About the Edition

    A revealing glimpse inside the burgeoning business of cosmetic enhancement explores the frauds, follies, and fanaticism that exemplify American society"s pursuit of youth and beauty by any means necessary.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAlex Kuczynski
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD118 .K83 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 290 p. :
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24751313M
    ISBN 100385508530
    ISBN 109780385508537
    LC Control Number2006040237
    OCLC/WorldCa64390591

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