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Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Book

Item # 35555
Price: $16.00
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Largely to amuse herself, Gertrude Stein, doting aunt to the artists of the Armory Show, wrote this book in 1932 using as a sounding board her companion Miss Toklas, who had been with her for twenty-five years. The book is full of the most lucid and shapely anecdotes by two American women who were present when the art world was exploding with creativity. Stein channels Toklas' voice in loving mimicry, telling stories of the loves and the lives and the paintings they fostered in their salon at 27 Rue de Fleurus..

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