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Gertrude Stein's America

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ISBN-10: 0871401630

ISBN-13: 9780871401632

Edition: 1996 (Revised)

Authors: Gertrude Stein, Gilbert A. Harrison

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The groundbreaking writer Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was intensely American, though she lived most of her life in France. She returned only once to the United States, having left it at the age of twenty-nine, yet she never lost her plain American accent and manner nor her ardor for the United States. Stein approached her country with an appreciation akin to discovery. She wrote about it all—railroad stations, mailboxes, cities, farms, five-and-dime stores, drugstores, the food, the landscape, the speech, the ideas.She wrote, too, about Americans she met in France, the writers and artists who flocked there in the twenties and early thirties, the doughboys of World War I, the GIs of World War…    
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Book details

List price: $10.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 8/17/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 104
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Gilbert A. Harrison was a former publisher and editor of The New Republic . In addition, he is the author of A Timeless Affair: The Life of Anita McCormick Blaine and The Enthusiast: A Life of Thorton Wilder.