Gertrude and Alice

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Pandora Press, 1991 - History - 300 pages
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Gertrude Stein first met Alice B. Toklas in 1907 on a September Sunday in Paris. From that day until Gertrude's death in 1946 they were inseparable. Gertrude and Alice vividly portrays their shared life during the 40 years they stood at the cultural heart of Paris. Black-and-white photos.

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Though, as Souhami admits, this book gives no new insight into the work of Gertrude Stein, it does illuminate Stein's personal and intimate life in a way that the modernist's writings don't always do ... Read full review

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This dual biography focuses on the enduring relationship (1907-46) between Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. Stein, who rose from obscurity to become an international celebrity, is certainly a ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Diana Souhami is the author of many acclaimed books including The Trials of Radclyffe Hall (short-listed for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography and winner of the Lambda Literary Award), Gertrude and Alice, Gluck 1895-1978: Her Biography, Greta and Cecil, and the bestselling Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. She lives in London.

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