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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)
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The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas 2,430 copies, 41 reviews
Three Lives 1,592 copies, 15 reviews
Tender Buttons 743 copies, 13 reviews
The Making of Americans 395 copies, 2 reviews
Picasso 386 copies, 4 reviews
Paris France 280 copies, 3 reviews
How to Write 275 copies, 1 review
Ida 225 copies, 1 review
The World Is Round 214 copies, 2 reviews
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Geography and Plays 90 copies, 1 review
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A Stein Reader 53 copies
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Narration: Four Lectures 48 copies, 1 review
Gertrude Stein's America 43 copies, 1 review
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Is Dead 1 copy
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The Best American Essays of the Century (Contributor) 697 copies, 4 reviews
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Women and Fiction: Short Stories By and About Women (Contributor) 338 copies, 6 reviews
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Modernist Women Poets: An Anthology (Contributor) 16 copies
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