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Never Ask Permission: Elisabeth Scott Bocock of Richmond
The book is a memoir about the charming and eccentric Bocock, an esteemed resident of Richmond, Virginia well-known for her preservationist and conservationist efforts. Bocock revitalized Richmond by "never asking permission" when it came to preserving Richmond's historic and natural treasures. The book was written by Bocock's daughter, Mary Buford Hitz. Bocock was a member of one of Richmond's most prominent families, the Scotts, but she was an atypi...