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Barbie and Ruth: The Story of the World's Most Famous Doll and the Woman Who Created Her
Barbie and Ruth The Story of the World's Most Famous Doll and the Woman Who Created Her
Author: Robin Gerber
This is the entwined tale of two exceptional women. One was a voluptuous eleven-inch-tall beauty who debuted at the 1959 Toy Fair in New York City and quickly became the treasure of 9 out of 10 American girls and their counterparts in 150 countries. She went on to compete as an Olympic athlete, serve as an air force pilot, work as a boutique own...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780061341328
ISBN-10: 0061341320
Publication Date: 2/1/2010
Pages: 288
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Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
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I enjoyed this biography of Ruth Handler - creator of Barbie.

The book really pulls together the full arc of Ruth's life, both personal and professional.

Written in chronological order and very easy to follow.

I was amazed at the obstacles she overcame and the personal drive she brought to every part of her life.


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