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Iris Origo Message Board 5/30/2005 10:04:09 PM
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Author Origo's Book Reviews

The Merchant of Prato
The Merchant of Prato Iris Origo The Folio Society (London), 1957, 1963, 351 PP Most biographies are about famous political, military or artistic figures. There are some biographies of business people but these are mainly about industry giants. Biographies of average people are even rarer partly because they have little direct impact on events and partly because so little is known about them. But there are exceptions and one of these is Francesco...