Iris Origo

Antonio and Iris Origo with baby daughter Donata, at [[La Foce Dame Iris Margaret Origo, Marchesa Origo, DBE (15 August 1902 – 28 June 1988), née Cutting, was an English-born biographer and writer. She lived in Italy and devoted much of her life to improving the Tuscan estate at La Foce, near Montepulciano, which she bought with her husband in the 1920s. During the Second World War, she consistently sheltered refugee children and assisted many escaped Allied prisoners of war and partisans, in defiance of Italy's fascist regime and Nazi occupation forces. Provided by Wikipedia
by Origo, Iris, 1902-
Published 1984
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