Barbie and Ruth: The Story of the World's Most Famous Doll and the Woman Who Created Her by Robin GerberBarbie and Ruth: The Story of the World's Most Famous Doll and the Woman Who Created Her by Robin Gerber

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

byRobin Gerber

Paperback | February 9, 2010

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“Barbie and her creator, the sharp-elbowed gal who built the biggest toy company, have a story to tell.”<_o3a_p>

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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.”<_o3a_p>

Robin Gerber is the author of several books, includingLeadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way,Katharine Graham, and the novelEleanor vs. Ike. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland.
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Title:Barbie and Ruth: The Story of the World's Most Famous Doll and the Woman Who Created HerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.65 inPublished:February 9, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061341320

ISBN - 13:9780061341328

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