In the Spirit of Capri By Assouline Books

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In the Spirit of Capri

Capri is one of the worlds most fabled destinations and also one of the most ancient. The charm of this legendary island that has been adored by literary icons, celebrities and the jet set is brought into focus in the new book, In The Spirit of Capri, a rich and colorful tribute by Pamela Fiori. Fiori shares all aspects of Capri with resonating text and evocative images. Through her eyes, readers will experience a place that is genuinely Italian: from its limoncello -- the local digestivo -- to its eponymous Capri pants, and from the bright turquoise and coral Jewellery to the bejeweled sandals crafted by local artisans and made famous by its glamorous denizens. Jutting proudly out of the Mediterranean Sea, it is a miracle of nature with its bright flowers, graceful gardens, dramatic promontories and mysterious caves. Capri is the worlds most ancient resort and a true pleasure island. In The Spirit of Capri is an insiders view of this beloved travel destination.


  • 120 pages
  • 80 illustrations
  • English language
  • Released in September 2009
  • W 7.79 x L 10.9 x D 0.86 in
  • Hardcover with Jacket
  • ISBN: 9782759404063
  • 2.0 lb

About the Author

Pamela Fioris career in magazine publishing spans more than forty years. She was editor in chief of Town & Country, Americas premier magazine for the affluent in America, for seventeen years. Before that, she was editor in chief of Travel + Leisure for fourteen years. An authority on luxury, travel, style, connoisseurship, and philanthropy, Fiori writes and speaks frequently on these subjects. Her first book, Stolen Moments, is a tribute to the photography of Ronny Jaques, a contemporary of Richard Avedon and Lillian Bassman. She has also written In the Spirit of St. Barths (2011), and In the Spirit of Palm Beach (2012) for Assouline, and A Table at Le Cirque.