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Beauty Before Comfort: A Memoir

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A beautiful and touching memoir of Allison Glock's grandmother, this is both an extraordinary portrait of a truly remarkable woman and a engaging history of 20th century Appalachia. '"Beauty before comfort," she would say as she trimmed her brows and cinched her belts corset-tight. My grandmother is so beautiful she has never once been comfortable, a cross she bears with the subtlety of Liberace.' So writes Allison Glock at the start of her remarkable memoir, the story of her maternal grandmother, Aneita ...

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Beauty Before Comfort: A Memoir
2004, Flamingo, London

ISBN-13: 9780007172412

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Beauty Before Comfort: A Memoir
2004, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007172429

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