British author Beryl Bainbridge was not a reserved figure. She was many things - dramatic, beautiful, brilliant, complex - but she was not reserved.
On a little side street in Seaboard, North Carolina, sits a brick duplex house from the 1920s. "The teacherage," as the little building is known, was built to house young, unmarried teachers. These days, it is the unlikely home to the overflow collection of historical furniture and art of one of Broadway's best-known costume designers, William Ivey Long.