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Dorothy Day : the world will be saved by beauty : an intimate portrait of my grandmother

Author: Kate Hennessy
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
"Dorothy Day (1897-1980) was a prominent Catholic, writer, social activist, and co-founder of a movement dedicated to serving the poorest of the poor. Her life has been revealed through her own writings as well as the work of historians, theologians, and academics. What has been missing until now is a more personal account from the point of view of someone who knew her well. Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hennessy, Kate, 1960-
Dorothy Day.
New York : Scribner, 2017
Named Person: Dorothy Day; Dorothy Day
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Hennessy
ISBN: 9781501133985 1501133985
OCLC Number: 970198784
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 372 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: The mystery of grace --
The mystery of love --
The mystery of freedom --
The art of human contact.
Other Titles: World will be saved by beauty
Responsibility: Kate Hennessy.


The life and work of Dorothy Day, the iconic, celebrated, and controversial Catholic whom Pope Francis called a "great American", told with illuminating detail by her granddaughter.  Read more...


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"[I]ntensely interesting ... the images are kaleidoscopic." -The Atlantic "[A]n intimate, revealing and sometimes wrenching family memoir." -The New York Times "Hennessy's biography unspools slowly, Read more...

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