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Description - Paris France by Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein lived in Paris from 1903. With her brother Leo she acted as patron for a number of soon-to-be famous artists, most notably Pablo Picasso. Published in 1940, on the day that Paris fell to the Germans, Paris France blends Stein's childhood memories of Paris with trenchant observations about everything French. It is a witty fricassee of food and fashion, pets and painters, musicians, friends and artists, served up with a healthy garnish of Steinien humour and self-indulgence.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780720614954
ISBN-10: 0720614953
Format: Hardback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Peter Owen Publishers
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was born in Pittsburgh of a prosperous German-Jewish family. She moved to Paris with her brother Leo, where she lived for 40 years. She is the author of "The Autobiography""of Alice B. Toklas," "Tender Buttons," and "Three Lives."

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