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The Resource Barbie and Ruth : the story of the world's most famous doll and the woman who created her, Robin Gerber

Barbie and Ruth : the story of the world's most famous doll and the woman who created her, Robin Gerber

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Barbie and Ruth : the story of the world's most famous doll and the woman who created her
Title
Barbie and Ruth
Title remainder
the story of the world's most famous doll and the woman who created her
Statement of responsibility
Robin Gerber
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The tragic and redeeming story of how one visionary woman, Ruth Handler, built the biggest toy company in the world and created a global icon
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 338.7/6887221092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NK4894.2.H324
LC item number
G47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Barbie and Ruth : the story of the world's most famous doll and the woman who created her, Robin Gerber
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [258]-266) and index
Contents
The doll nobody wanted -- The tenth child -- Love at a nickel a dance -- Ruth and Elliot and Matt -- A working mother -- Uke-a-doodles -- Music makers and sour notes -- Gambling everything on Mickey Mouse -- The woman and the doll -- Soaring in the sixties -- Toys, money, and power -- Hot wheels and hot deals -- The cancer within -- The plot unravels -- Nearly me -- The wages of fraud -- Forced service -- Ken and a time of plague -- Her way
Control code
ocn232977462
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 278 p.
Isbn
9780061341311
Lccn
2008029838
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)232977462
Label
Barbie and Ruth : the story of the world's most famous doll and the woman who created her, Robin Gerber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [258]-266) and index
Contents
The doll nobody wanted -- The tenth child -- Love at a nickel a dance -- Ruth and Elliot and Matt -- A working mother -- Uke-a-doodles -- Music makers and sour notes -- Gambling everything on Mickey Mouse -- The woman and the doll -- Soaring in the sixties -- Toys, money, and power -- Hot wheels and hot deals -- The cancer within -- The plot unravels -- Nearly me -- The wages of fraud -- Forced service -- Ken and a time of plague -- Her way
Control code
ocn232977462
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 278 p.
Isbn
9780061341311
Lccn
2008029838
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)232977462

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