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This inspiring and fascinating memoir, subtitled, “The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist,” The Long Loneliness is the late Dorothy Days compelling autobiographical testament to her life of social activism and her spiritual pilgrimage. A founder of the Catholic Worker Movement and longtime associate of Peter Maurin, Dorothy Day was eulogized in the New York Times as, “a nonviolent social radical of luminous personality.” The Long Loneliness recounts her remarkable journey from the Greenwich Village political and literary scene of the 1920s through her conversion to Catholicism and her lifelong struggle to help bring about “the kind of society where it is easier to be good.”

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"Dorothy Day, is a modern Catholic saint in the tradition of St. Francis. Her book is an absorbingly well-written series of pictures of her work and that of those she has gathered around her connection with the Catholic Worker, its hospitality house and its community farm. I rejoice with the new hope for mankind because of the kind of work that she and her associates are doing."- Norman Thomas

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ISBN:
9780060617516
Subtitle:
The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist
Designed:
Berrigan, Daniel
Designed by:
Berrigan, Daniel
Designed:
Berrigan, Daniel
Author:
Day, Dorothy
Author:
by Dorothy Day
Author:
Berrigan, Daniel
Publisher:
HarperOne
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Day, dorothy, 1897-1980
Subject:
Catholic converts
Subject:
Catholic converts -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Day, Dorothy
Subject:
Biography-Religious
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20090901
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.86x5.62x.76 in. .60 lbs.

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