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An American aristocrat a descendant of founding father John Jay Susan Mary Alsop 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 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 A year after Bill s death in she married the renowned journalist and legendary power broker Joe Alsop Dubbed the second lady of Camelot Susan Mary hosted dinner parties that were the epitome of political power and social arrival She reigned over Georgetown society for four decades her house was the gathering place for everyone of importance including John F Kennedy Katharine Graham and Robert McNamara .

by Caroline de Margerie, Frances FitzGerald, Christopher Murray

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Title:American Lady: The Life of Susan Mary Alsop
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Number of Pages:256
Category:Biography, Non fiction, History, Biography memoir, Womens, American history
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b The fascinating story of one of the grand dames of Georgetown society and a true Washington insider b br br An American aristocrat a descendant of founding father John Jay Susan Mary Alsop 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 br br Born in Rome brought up in Argentina and the United States Susan Mary arrived in Paris in 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 A year after Bill s death in she married the renowned journalist and legendary power broker Joe Alsop Dubbed the second lady of Camelot Susan Mary hosted dinner parties that were the epitome of political power and social arrival She reigned over Georgetown society for four decades her house was the gathering place for everyone of importance including John F Kennedy Katharine Graham and Robert McNamara br br, hrs min br The fascinating story of one of the grand dames of Georgetown society and a true Washington insider br br Henry Kissinger once remarked that more agreements were concluded in the living room of Susan Mary Alsop than in the White House A descendent of Founding Father John Jay Susan Mary was an American aristocrat whose first marriage gave her full access to post war diplomatic social life in Paris There her circle of friends included Winston Churchill Isaiah Berlin Evelyn Waugh and Christian Dior among other luminaries and she had a passionate love affair with British ambassador Duff Cooper During the golden years of John F Kennedy s presidency after she had married the powerful journalist Joe Alsop her Washington home was a gathering place for everyone of importance including Katharine Graham Robert McNamara and Henry Kissinger Dubbed the second lady of Camelot she hosted dinner parties that were the epitome of political power and social arrival bringing together the movers and shakers not just of the United States but of the world Featuring an introduction by Susan Mary Alsop s goddaughter Frances FitzGerald American Lady is a fascinating chronicle of a woman who witnessed as Nancy Mitford once said history on the boil, No description available, En decembre la France celebrera le centenaire de la creation de i Cyrano de Bergerac i qui est sans conteste le chef d oeuvre le plus represente de notre repertoire theatral cette piece a ete jouee a Paris tous les ans de a sans parler des representations en province et dans le monde Caroline de Margerie a pu disposer de la correspondance d Emond Rostand A partir de ces documents inedits elle a ecrit un ouvrage original et definitif sur son sujet On y decouvrira ainsi a la faveur d une reconstitution sociologique psychologique et sentimentale conduite avec brio la veritable vie d Edmond Rostand personnage magnifique et complexe mondain et misanthrope amoureux et infidele Des anecdotes des temoins illustres de Proust a Sarah Bernhardt donnent a cette biographie un rythme Belle Epoque plein de charme On ne pouvait pas esperer plus belle celebration pour le centenaire du heros qui reste plus encore que le Coq d ailleurs celebre par Rostand le symbole le plus francais de la France