learned that because of her anti-Fascist activities in Yemen, the Italian government had arrested her mother, Flora Stark
, then seventy-nine, along with her godfather, eighty-nine year old Herbert Young
Geniesse, Jane Fletcher. Passionate Nomad. Random House, 1999.
Despite some mismanagement at L'Arma, FS
was now on stable financial ground. Her investments, which had been yielding about three hundred pounds annually, increased markedly when she invested in the Canadian Grand Trunk Railway