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Barbie and Ruth

The Story of the World's Most Famous Doll and the Woman Who Created Her

by Robin Gerber

eBook

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"Barbie and her creator, the sharp-elbowed gal who built the biggest toy company, have a story to tell."

—Time

Barbie and Ruth by Ruth Gerber is the remarkable true story of the world's most famous toy and the woman who created her. It is a fascinating account of how one visionary woman and her product changed an industry and sparked a lasting debate about women's roles. At once a business book, a colorful portrait of an extraordinary female entrepreneur, and a breathtaking look at a cultural phenomenon, Barbie and Ruth is a must read for anyone who ever owned a Barbie doll—a book Publishers Weekly calls, "a stirring biography...a fine study of success and resilience."


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Publisher: HarperCollins

Kindle Book

  • Release date: March 24, 2009

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  • ISBN: 9780061895197
  • Release date: March 24, 2009

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780061895197
  • File size: 576 KB
  • Release date: March 24, 2009


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English

"Barbie and her creator, the sharp-elbowed gal who built the biggest toy company, have a story to tell."

—Time

Barbie and Ruth by Ruth Gerber is the remarkable true story of the world's most famous toy and the woman who created her. It is a fascinating account of how one visionary woman and her product changed an industry and sparked a lasting debate about women's roles. At once a business book, a colorful portrait of an extraordinary female entrepreneur, and a breathtaking look at a cultural phenomenon, Barbie and Ruth is a must read for anyone who ever owned a Barbie doll—a book Publishers Weekly calls, "a stirring biography...a fine study of success and resilience."


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