Yet for all his enthusiasm for the American film industry, he remained forever an expatriate.
Today, we look at print from the refreshed point of view of an expatriate who sees the old country with new eyes.
Alex Aciman on two new memoirs of life in Greece and Italy and the tricks that expatriate life can play.
1768, from French expatrier "banish" (14c.), from ex- "out of" (see ex-) + patrie "native land," from Latin patria "one's native country," from pater (genitive patris) "father" (cf. patriot). Related: Expatriated; expatriating. The noun is from 1818, "one who has been banished;" main modern sense of "one who chooses to live abroad" is 1902.