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    • American Lady

    • The Life of Susan Mary Alsop
    • By: Caroline De Margerie
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    An American aristocrat - a descendant of founding father John Jay - Susan Mary Alsop (1918–2004) with husband, Joe Alsop, brought together the movers and shakers of not just the United States, but the world. Henry Kissinger remarked that more agreements were concluded in her living room than in the White House. Born in Rome, brought up in Argentina and the United States, Susan Mary arrived in Paris in 1945 to join her first husband, Bill Patten. There she witnessed "history on the boil" at dinners with Winston Churchill, Duff Cooper (the British ambassador and the love of her life), FDR, Greta Garbo, and many others.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A fascinating story

    • By Marianne on 01-01-13

    Regular price: $24.49