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Two lives : Gertrude and Alice

Author: Janet Malcolm
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an investigation of the lives and works of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biographies
Biography
History
biografi
Named Person: Gertrude Stein; Alice B Toklas; Gertrude Stein; Alice B Toklas; Gertrude Stein; Alice B Toklas; Gertrude Stein; Alice B Toklas
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Malcolm
ISBN: 9780300125511 0300125518 9780300143102 0300143109
OCLC Number: 122423754
Notes: Facsimile of a page of one of Stein's manuscripts printed on lining papers.
Awards: Winner of Literary Award (Biography) 2008
Winner of Triangle Awards (Lesbian Nonfiction) 2008
Commended for Lambda Literary Awards (Women's Memoir/Biography) 2007
Commended for Stonewall Book Award (Nonfiction) 2008
Description: 229 pages : portraits, facsimiles ; 21 cm
Other Titles: 2 lives
Responsibility: Janet Malcolm.

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'How had the pair of elderly Jewish lesbians survived the Nazis?' The pair, of course, is Gertrude Stein, the modernist master 'whose charm was as conspicuous as her fatness' and 'thin, plain, tense,  Read more...
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"'Janet Malcolm is among the most intellectually provocative of authors... able to turn epiphanies of perception into explosions of insight.' David Lehman, Boston Globe 'Not since Virginia Woolf has Read more...

 
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