This is a controversial portrait of the fascinating and tragic world of the modelling industry. It offers a view of of how manic the trip can be through superstardom, payola, sexual slavery, anorexia, racism, alcohol and drugs. The author went undercover as a model in New York, South Beach and Los Angeles. The book reveals inside stories of well-known models. For example, it describes Kate Moss's battles with drugs and alcohol; tells of Naomi Campbell's accusations of institutional racism in fashion circles; and exposes how teenage models are recruited to be sex slaves and prostitutes.