Patrizia Chen

Writer, mother, wife, friend, dancer.

Patrizia Chen was born in Livorno, Italy. A multi-lingual world traveler she has lived in Egypt, Japan, Argentina and New York City, where she raised her now-grown children. Her first book, Rosemary and Bitter Oranges (Scribner 2003) was a New York Times Notable Book of 2003. For the past eight years Patrizia has been studying tango dancing and singing. It Takes Two (Scribner 2009) is her first novel, based in Buenos Aires. She currently finishing a book based on her husband's Shanghai family history.

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