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The duty of delight : the diaries of Dorothy Day

Author: Dorothy Day; Robert Ellsberg
Publisher: Milwaukee, Wis. : Marquette University Press, ©2008.
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Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement, has been called "the most significant, interesting, and influential person in the history of American Catholicism". For almost fifty years, through her tireless service of the poor and her courageous witness for peace, she offered an extraordinary example of the gospel in action. Now the publication of her diaries offers a uniquely intimate portrait of her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980.
Duty of delight.
Milwaukee, Wis. : Marquette University Press, c2008
(OCoLC)698029667
Named Person: Dorothy Day; Dorothy Day
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Day; Robert Ellsberg
ISBN: 9780874620238 0874620236
OCLC Number: 212908720
Description: xxxiv, 669 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The thirties --
The forties --
The fifties --
The sixties --
The seventies --
The final diary: 1980.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Ellsberg.
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Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement, has been called "the most significant, interesting, and influential person in the history of American Catholicism". For almost fifty years, through her tireless service of the poor and her courageous witness for peace, she offered an extraordinary example of the gospel in action. Now the publication of her diaries offers a uniquely intimate portrait of her daily struggles and concerns.

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