Portraits and Prayers is a collection of early essays and word portraits by the American writer Gertrude Stein. Her subjects often provide a description of what she observed in her Saturday salons.
About Gertrude Stein
Gertrude Stein was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania–a fact she took perverse pleasure in–on February 3, 1874, into a family as vividly unconventional as one might expect of such a free spirit. Her grandparents were German-Jewish immigrants who had prospered in… More about Gertrude Stein