The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist by Dorothy DayThe Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist by Dorothy Day

The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist

byDorothy Day

Paperback | September 1, 2009

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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 <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">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.”

"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 ...
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Title:The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social ActivistFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:September 1, 2009Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0060617519

ISBN - 13:9780060617516

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“Dorothy Day wanted to be good, and not just do good. . . . a fascinating memoir.”