Images & Shadows

Images & Shadows

by Iris Origo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781567921038
Publisher: Godine, David R. Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/30/2015
Series: Nonpariel Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.93(d)
Lexile: 1490L (what's this?)

About the Author

Iris Origo (1902-1988) was an Anglo-Irish biographer and writer who lived in Italy, devoting much of her life to the improvement of the Tuscan estate at La Foce. Her distinguished writing career, before and after World War II, includes notable works such as War in Val D'Orcia: An Italian War Diary, 1943-1944 (1947; Godine 2002) and The Merchant of Prado (1957; Godine 2002).

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Part 1
1Westbrook13
2Desart Court40
3My Father71
4My Mother92
Part 2
5Childhood at Fiesole113
6Reading and Learning142
7Growing up and Coming out155
8Writing172
Part 3
9La Foce199
Epilogue256
Index273

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