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Robert Coles first met Dorothy Day over thirty-five years ago when, as a medical student, he worked in one of her Catholic Worker soup kitchens. He remained close to this inspiring and controversial woman until her death in 1980. His book, an intellectual and psychological portrait, confronts candidly the central puzzles of her life: the sophisticated Greenwich Village novelist and reporter who converted to Catholicism; the single mother who raised her child in a most unorthodox ”family”; her struggles with sexuality, loneliness, and pride; her devout religious conservatism coupled with radical politics. This intense portrait is based on many years of conversation and correspondence, as well as tape-recorded interviews.

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"Robert Coles first met Dorothy Day over thirty-five years ago when, as a medical student, he worked in one of her Catholic Worker soup kitchens. He remained close to this inspiring and controversial w"

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-174) and index.

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haley11, November 3, 2008 (view all comments by haley11)
I really enjoyed this book. I always thought that Dorothy Day was a perfect saint, but this book shows that she got frustrated and struggled with different aspects of life as we all do.
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ISBN:
9780201079746
Author:
Coles, Robert
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
Reading, Mass. :
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
Day, dorothy, 1897-1980
Subject:
Catholics
Subject:
Social reformers
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Social reformers -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Day, Dorothy
Subject:
Biography-Religious
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Radcliffe Biography Series
Series Volume:
86-331
Publication Date:
19890431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
206
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 10.5 oz

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"Robert Coles first met Dorothy Day over thirty-five years ago when, as a medical student, he worked in one of her Catholic Worker soup kitchens. He remained close to this inspiring and controversial w"
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-174) and index.
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