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Anita Garibaldi, a Biography

the first full biography of the remarkable life of Anita Garibaldi, tells the true story of a fascinating and important woman. Illiterate and poor, the daughter of a herdsman in 19th century Brazil, Anita was lifted from a life of obscurity to one that is the stuff of romance and adventure. When she and a young Italian exile by the name of Captain Giuseppe Garibaldi met in 1839, they joined in the cause of founding a Brazilian republic. Later they went on to lead the defense of Montevideo from an Argentine siege...returned to Italy & fought & died for the Republic of Italy.