By Laurie Dennett
Her marriage, in 1911, to the composer Prince Roffredo Caetani, a member of 1 of Italy's oldest dynasties, extra a complete new measurement to her lifestyles. not just did it deliver her a name, 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 kinfolk 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 demise of her son, the battle and the career, Marguerite introduced the overseas evaluation Botteghe Oscure. Its target used to be to reclaim respectability for Italian writing, yet via her discerning and beneficiant editorial imaginative and prescient, it turned a exhibit for writers far and wide.
An engrossing biography in response to large 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