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Maria Grazia Swan

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Maria Grazia Swan was born in Italy, but this rolling stone has definitely gathered no moss. She lived in Belgium, France, Germany, in beautiful Orange County, California where she raised her family, and is currently at home in Phoenix, Arizona—but stay tuned for weekly updates of Where in the World is Maria Grazia Swan?

As a young girl, her vivid imagination predestined her to be a writer. She won her first literary award at the age of fourteen while living in Belgium. As a young woman Maria returned to Italy to design for—ooh-la-la—haute couture. Once in the U.S. and after years of concentrating on family, she tackled real estate. These days her time is devoted to her deepest passions: writing and helping people find happiness.

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Maria Grazia Swan In my case it's better that chocolate, well, almost. When I write I forget all my troubles. I become the character I'm writing about...I cry and laugh…moreIn my case it's better that chocolate, well, almost. When I write I forget all my troubles. I become the character I'm writing about...I cry and laugh with her...and it's a very liberating process. You have license to kill or to make love... (less)
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The Alpini are known as Le Penne Nere (“The Black Feathers”) in Italy.


For those of you who follow my Facebook postings, you may remember a short video I posted back in September. The Video showed a group of Alpini honoring dead comrades from World War II.


The Alpini marched all the way to the church proudly wearing their hats, with the black feathers. In Italy they go by the nick name Le Penne N...

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Maria Swan Peg wrote: "Thank you for your Goodreads friendship, Maria."

Thank you Peg


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Maria Swan Savannah wrote: "Maria,
Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah


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Absolutely, following your lead.


Savannah Maria,
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Stay naughty,
Savannah
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