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

Title Barbie and Ruth: The Story of the World's Most Famous Doll and the Woman Who Created Her
Names Gerber, Robin.
Book Number DB069491
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Biography of Ruth Handler (1916-2002) traces her rise as a top American businesswoman, creator of the Barbie doll, and philanthropist, and her fall as a criminal charged with fraud. Covers the growth of Mattel, the toy company Handler cofounded with her husband Elliot, and her battles with breast cancer. 2009.
Narrator Kane, Mary.
Local Subject Business - BUS
Biography - Economists & Business People - BIE
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Biography - Notable Women - BIW
Economics - Production - 338
Male Narrator - MN
Economics - 330
LC Subject Barbie dolls
Dollmakers - United States - Biography
Language English
Released 2010
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2010. (Potomac Talking Book Services, recording studio).
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