By Laurie Dennett
Her marriage, in 1911, to the composer Prince Roffredo Caetani, a member of 1 of Italy's oldest dynasties, further a complete new size to her existence. not just did it deliver her a identify, yet happiness, youngsters, and a collection of terribly proficient in-laws. while Marguerite and Roffredo moved to Rome in 1932, Ninfa, the property the place the Caetani relatives had created a backyard one of the ruins of a medieval city, provided a shelter from fascism and an outlet for creativity. At age sixty-eight, having survived the loss of life of her son, the warfare and the profession, Marguerite introduced the foreign overview Botteghe Oscure. Its goal used to be to reclaim respectability for Italian writing, yet via her discerning and beneficiant editorial imaginative and prescient, it turned a show off for writers in all places.
An engrossing biography according to broad unique learn, An American Princess celebrates Marguerite Chapin Caetani's remarkable accomplishments and legacy.
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American Princess: The Remarkable Life of Marguerite Chapin Caetani by Laurie Dennett