By Laurie Dennett
Her marriage, in 1911, to the composer Prince Roffredo Caetani, a member of 1 of Italy's oldest dynasties, extra an entire new size to her existence. not just did it carry her a identify, yet happiness, kids, and a suite 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 safe haven from fascism and an outlet for creativity. At age sixty-eight, having survived the dying of her son, the battle and the profession, Marguerite introduced the overseas 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 grew to become a exhibit for writers in all places.
An engrossing biography in response to broad unique learn, An American Princess celebrates Marguerite Chapin Caetani's outstanding accomplishments and legacy.
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American Princess: The Remarkable Life of Marguerite Chapin Caetani by Laurie Dennett