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The Last Season

The Last Season

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Later, after the war began, the summer of '41 would be remembered in Newport, Rhode Island as The Last Season, the last magical summer social season before Pearl Harbor, the end of an era of social glitter and privilege. It was a halcyon time, when the beautiful daughter of a Portuguese fisherman c ...more

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Ronald Florence is a historian and novelist, the author of ten books including Lawrence and Aaronsohn , The Gypsy Man , The Perfect Machine , Blood Libe l and Emissary of the Doomed . Educated at Berkeley and Harvard, where he received a PhD in European history, he has traveled extensively in Europe and the Middle East to research and explore the locations of his books. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island."...more