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Gorgeous (Hardcover) by Paul Rudnick
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In a hilarious modern-day fairytale send up of Cinderella and the Ugly Duckling, screenwriter Paul Rudnick's first foray into young adult literature is filled with wry observations about celebrity culture, beauty, and what's actually important. After her mother dies, 18-year-old Becky Randle finds herself whisked away from her Missouri trailer park into the center of the fashion world. When a famous fashion designer promises her complete transformation with just three dresses, Becky says yes. In the eyes of other's she'll be the stunning supermodel Rebecca, while only Becky can see her true self. Thrust into glamour and fame, Rebecca catches the eye of a real life prince! But would he still love her if he knew the truth?
When eighteen-year-old Becky Randle's mother dies, she is whisked away from a trailer park to New York City, where fashion designer Tom Kelly offers to transform her into a glamorous Rebecca, a girl fit for a prince--but soon she begins to fear that she will lose touch with her real self.
Number of Pages: 327.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Love + Romance, Clothing + Dress, Social Issues / Self-Esteem + Self-Reliance
Publisher: Scholastic Pr
Age Range: Teen
Author: Paul Rudnick
Street Date: April 30, 2013
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-0702