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Day also chronicles her lifelong association with Peter Maurin and the genesis of the Catholic Worker Movement. Unstinting in her commitment to peace, nonviolence, raciaL justice, and the cause of the poor and the outcast, she became an inspiration to such activists as Thomas Merton, Michael Harrington and Cesar Chavez.
Publication Date: 1981
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Dorothy Day: Selected Writings, Anniversary EditionDorothy DayOrbis Books / Trade Paperback$23.40 Retail:
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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
“Dorothy Day wanted to be good, and not just do good. . . . a fascinating memoir.”
oldmanchubbAge: 25-34Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Read To Learn All About Day's Fascinating LifeApril 11, 2013oldmanchubbAge: 25-34Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I knew very little about Dorothy Day before reading "The Long Loneliness" and what amount I knew, I found fascinating. I figured that her autobiography would be a good place to start to learn more and I was not let down. While this was written twenty years before her death, one learns so much about her life - about her childhood, her radical views on theology, life, politics etc as well as her daughter and Peter Maurin. While I don't agree with everything Dorothy Day did or supported, I still find her a captivating figure and one to look up to. For anyone interested in 20th century Catholicism, history, politics or wanting to just learn more about the infamous Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker movement, this book is for you.