Эта книга - репринт оригинального издания (издательство "London, Hutchinson", 1922 год), созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.1922. With illustrations. The memoirs of Mrs. Patrick Campbell (Beatrice Stella Cornwallis-West). From Chapter One: My father and my mother, Maria Luigia Giovanna Romanini, fell helplessly in love at their first meeting: my mother could not speak a word of English, and my father not a word of Italian. He was twenty-one, she was seventeen. The marriage caused great excitement in Bombay at the time, my father being the heir of one of the richest Anglo-Indians, my mother the daughter of an Italian political exile. They had six children, three born in India, my two brothers and myself in London. My father, it seems, managed to get through two large fortunes; he was careless with money, exceptionally generous, delighting in business enterprise and speculation.
To: Lauren, Maggie, Julia, SharonFrom: JenDate: 11/01RE: Due date–1 month!You've got to help me! Since my fiance died, his ruthless father wants custody of my baby. It's true he's wealthy, but he won't love my son as I do. So I need to stop him. What if I say someone else is the father? I've been thinking about my boss, Matt Holder. I wonder what he'd do if I said he was my baby's father–and my fiance? He's passing by the office now–and he smiled at me!Gotta go!