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Long Loneliness The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist

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ISBN-10: 0060617519

ISBN-13: 9780060617516

Edition: N/A

Authors: Dorothy Day, Daniel Berrigan, Brandt

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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

After leading a bohemian life as a young woman, Day turned to the Catholic church knowing it meant the end for her common-law marriage to a devout atheist. As a woman with socialistic, anarchistic leanings, Day met Peter Maurin, a man rooted in Catholic traditions, and together they founded the Catholic Worker Catholic Worker. As a journalist, Day wrote about topics ranging from labor disputes to pacifism to motherhood. A social activist, she was last arrested at the age of 75 as a participant in a strike by the United Farm Workers. As part of the Catholic Worker movement, she helped to establish over a hundred Houses of Hospitality. Living in poverty among the poor, Day detested being…