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"Spirits of Tangier" highlights some of the legendary residents who became Tessa Codrington's friends: Paul and Jane Bowles, the American painter Marguerite McBey, and the English aristocrat, the Hon. David Herbert. Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton, playwright Tennessee Williams and the painter Claudio Bravo are revealed in candid portraits. The splendid and sometimes sad stories of great houses that change their styles with their very different owners are featured, combined with pictures from some of the extravagant parties still hosted in them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781905147847
ISBN-10: 1905147848
Format: Paperback
(270mm x 230mm x 23mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Arcadia Books
Publisher: Arcadia Books
Publish Date: 15-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Tessa Codrington

Tessa Codrington first travelled to Tangier when she was nine years old. She worked as a fashion photographer in London in the sixties and seventies and continues to work as a photographer today. She spends part of each year at her home in Tangier. Jean Pascal Billaud is the international editor of the Marie Claire Group and is based in Paris.