long loneliness the autobiography of Dorothy Day. by Dorothy Day

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Published by Curtis Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States

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  • Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980,
  • Catholic converts -- United States -- Biography

Edition Notes

Source: Gift of Paul Avrich, Aug. 26, 1986.

Book details

ContributionsPaul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4668.D3 A33 1952
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1156746M
LC Control Number94133451

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