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Roman Singer

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ISBN-10: 0559727224

ISBN-13: 9780559727221

Edition: N/A

Authors: F. Marion Crawford

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I Cornelio Grandi who tell you these things have a story of my own of which some of you are not ignorant. You know for one thing that I was not always poor nor always a professor of philosophy nor a scribbler of pedantic articles for a living. Many of you can remember why I was driven to sell my patrimony the dear castello in the Sabines with the good corn-land and the vineyards in the valley and the olives too.
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List price: $30.75
Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

F. Marion Crawford was born on August 2, 1854, in Bagni de Lucca, Tuscany, Italy. He was the son of the American sculptor Thomas Crawford. He was educated by a French governess; then at St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H.; in the quiet country village of Hatfield Regis, under an English tutor; at Trinity College, Cambridge, where they thought him to become a mathematician; at Heidelberg and Karlsruhe, and at the University of Rome, where a special interest in Oriental languages sent him to India with the idea of preparing for a professorship. He spent a short time as a newspaper editor there. His first novel, Mr. Isaacs, was published in 1882. During his lifetime, he wrote over forty novels…