Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Gertrude Stein

Originally posted by Elisa Rolle at her top-notch blog, My Reviews and Ramblings.

Gertrude Stein, the youngest of a family of five children, was born on February 3, 1874, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania (merged with Pittsburgh in 1907) to well-educated German Jewish parents, Daniel and Amelia Stein. Her father was a railroad executive whose investments in streetcar lines and real estate made the family wealthy.

When Gertrude was three years old, the Steins... (read entire post and see pictures)...

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