Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library



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Queen bee of Tuscany : the redoubtable Janet Ross / Ben Downing.

  • ISBN: 9780374239718
  • ISBN: 0374239711
  • Description: 338 pages, 8 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux,

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult New Books New 920/ROSS (Text to phone) Checked out 05/07/2014
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction DG 738.79 .R67 D69 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction DG 738.79 .R67 D69 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Reading Adult New Nonfiction NEW B ROSS DOW (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Biography B/ ROSS, J./D (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-317) and index.
Contents Note: Poggio untoppled -- A dynasty of sorts -- Successions -- Sitti Ross -- Intermezzo : the Anglo -- Tuscans -- La padrona di Castagnolo -- Castle Ross -- Aunt Janet -- Legacies.
Summary: A portrait of the Victorian-era writer and Anglo-Florentine colony doyenne covers her work for the London "Times," achievements as an avid agriculturalist, and relationships with such contemporaries as Mark Twain and Bernard Berenson.
Subject: Ross, Janet, 1842-1927.
Ross, Janet, 1842-1927 > Homes and haunts > Italy > Tuscany.
Ross, Janet, 1842-1927 > Friends and associates.
British > Italy > Tuscany > Biography.
Women > Italy > Tuscany > Biography.
Exiles > Italy > Tuscany > Biography.
Tuscany (Italy) > Biography.
Tuscany (Italy) > Social life and customs > 20th century.