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Famous writer Gertrude Stein was born on February 3, 1874 in Allegheny, PA and was educated at Radcliffe College and Johns Hopkins medical school. Stein wrote Three Lives, The Making of Americans, and Tender Buttons, all of which were considered difficult for the average reader. She is most famous for her opera Four Saints in Three Acts and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, which was actually an autobiography of Stein herself. With her companion Alice B. Toklas, Stein received the French government's Medaille de la Reconnaissance Francaise for theory work with the American fund for French Wounded in World War I. Gertrude Stein died in Neuilly-ser-Seine, France on July 27, 1946. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas… (more)
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas 2,558 copies, 43 reviews
Three Lives 1,675 copies, 15 reviews
Tender Buttons 827 copies, 14 reviews
The Making of Americans 430 copies, 3 reviews
Picasso 411 copies, 4 reviews
Paris France 308 copies, 3 reviews
How to Write 292 copies, 1 review
Ida 236 copies, 1 review
The World Is Round 227 copies, 3 reviews
Wars I Have Seen 122 copies, 1 review
Lifting Belly 103 copies
Geography and Plays 91 copies, 1 review
Stanzas in Meditation 78 copies, 1 review
Last operas and plays (Author) 74 copies
A Stein Reader 55 copies
Narration: Four Lectures 52 copies, 1 review
Mrs. Reynolds 50 copies
Gertrude Stein's America 45 copies, 1 review
Gertrude Stein: Selections 41 copies, 1 review
Q. E. D. 30 copies
Operas & Plays 22 copies
Ada 18 copies
Melanctha 8 copies
Dix Portraits 6 copies
Milda Lena 2 copies
PICASO 1 copy
Is Dead 1 copy
Čitanka 1 copy
Home 1 copy
The Crack-Up (Contributor) 888 copies, 10 reviews
The Best American Essays of the Century (Contributor) 736 copies, 4 reviews
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 421 copies, 1 review
The Norton Book of Women's Lives (Contributor) 399 copies, 1 review
Women & Fiction: Short Stories By and About Women (Contributor) 355 copies, 7 reviews
The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories (Contributor) 290 copies, 3 reviews
The Penguin Book of Women Poets (Contributor) 289 copies
Americans in Paris: A Literary Anthology (Contributor) 285 copies, 3 reviews
The Penguin Book of Homosexual Verse (Contributor) 226 copies, 2 reviews
The Saturday Evening Post Treasury (Contributor) 130 copies
An Anthology of Famous American Stories (Contributor) 129 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of Women's Humour (Contributor) 114 copies
Poems Between Women (Contributor) 87 copies
The Penguin Book of Erotic Stories by Women (Contributor) 78 copies, 1 review
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (Contributor) 62 copies, 1 review
The Gender of Modernism: A Critical Anthology (Contributor) 62 copies, 1 review
American short novels (Contributor) 25 copies
Modernist Women Poets: An Anthology (Contributor) 16 copies
Modern Women Poets (Contributor) 13 copies
Bookmaking on the Distaff Side (Contributor) 2 copies, 1 review

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