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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 Day’s 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.”
"Fascinating as personal history, important as a document in twentieth-century American social history."--New York Times Book Review "Dorothy Day wanted to be good, and not just do good. . . . a fascinating memoir."--David Brooks in the New York Times
ISBN: 9780060617516 ISBN-10: 0060617519 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 304 Published: 1st February 1997 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 13.4
Weight (kg): 0.29