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Bookends : two women, one enduring friendship

Author: Leona Rostenberg; Madeleine B Stern
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rare-book dealers Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine Stern describe their friendship and business partnership, which began in the 1940s, discussing their mothers, their dogs, the men they did not marry, aging, changes in the book trade, and persevering as Jewish women in a "man's world."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Leona Rostenberg; Madeleine B Stern; Leona Rostenberg; Madeleine B Stern
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leona Rostenberg; Madeleine B Stern
ISBN: 0743202457 9780743202459
OCLC Number: 45879723
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 246 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Prelude --
Beginnings --
Self-Searching --
The Men We Did Not Marry --
Mothers --
Two Book Women in a Man's World --
Our Changing Book World --
Our Canine Succession --
Aging Together.
Responsibility: Leona Rostenberg, Madeleine Stern.
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The rare book dealers who delighted readers with the history of their bookselling days in "Old Books, Rare Friends" offer an intimate look at the joys of a friendship that has lasted more than half a  Read more...

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Nicholas A. Basbanes author of "A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books" and "Patience & Fortitude: A Roving Chronicle of Book People, Book Places, and Book Read more...

 
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