„One of the pleasant things those of us who write or paint do is to have the daily miracle. It does come.“

—  Gertrude Stein, libro Paris France

Paris France (1940)

Ultimo aggiornamento 22 Maggio 2020. Storia
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scrittrice e poetessa statunitense 1874 - 1946

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