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Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice

Two Lives 'How had the pair of elderly Jewish lesbians survived the Nazis?' The author asks at the beginning of this work of literary biography and investigative journalism. The pair, of course, is Gertrude Stein, the modernist master and Alice B Toklas, the 'worker bee' who ministered to Stein's needs throughout their forty-year expatriate 'marriage'. Full description

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Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (198)
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