Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day

The World Will Be Saved by Beauty : An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother

Book - 2017
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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 Beauty is a frank and reflective, heartfelt and humorous portrayal as written by her granddaughter, Kate Hennessy.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2017
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781501133961
Characteristics: xii, 372 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: World will be saved by beauty


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