A collection of the work of American
novelist F. Marion Crawford; included are novels, plays, a poem, historical works, a
lecture, and articles.
Francis Marion Crawford (1854-1909) was a prolific American writer who published 44 novels
and scores of short stories, essays, and plays. He was born in Tuscany, Italy, to American
expatriate parents, and educated in America and Europe. In 1883, he settled permanently in
Italy, where many of his works are set; in 1884, he married Elizabeth Berdan, and together
they had four children. Crawford died in Italy of a heart attack on April 9, 1909.
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