Everybody's Autobiography

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Exact Change, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 328 pages
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This sequel to Stein's Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas has been long misunderstood and neglected. An account of her experiences resulting from writing a bestseller, Everybody's Autobiography is funny and engaging, but also a seering meditation on the meaning of identity, success, and America. Stein at her most accessible and her most serious. Rejacketed and reprinted.

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User Review  - Rick - Goodreads

Self indulgent. Read full review

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User Review  - toft - Goodreads

Eh. This wasn't as fun as the Autobiography of Alice B Toklas - it got a bit much. It was less about the gossipy doings of her circle and more and more about the nature of art and genius. Read full review


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Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was a major literary figure at the center of a circle of expatriate writers and artists living in Paris during the early decades of the twentieth century. She is the author of "Three Lives, Tender Buttons, " and "The Making of Americans, " among other works. "The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas" was a best-seller in the United States. Joan Retallack is John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of Humanities at Bard College. She is the author of many books, including "Afterrimages, How To Do Things With Words, " and "The Poethical Wager" (UC Press).

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