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Memories of a Catholic girlhood

McCarthy, Mary

Memories of a Catholic girlhood

by McCarthy, Mary

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McCarthy, Mary, -- 1912- -- Childhood and youth,
  • Women authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    First published in Great Britain by Heinemann, 1957.

    StatementMary McCarthy.
    SeriesPenguin twentieth-century classics
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208p. ;
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17328885M
    ISBN 100140184546

      Three candid, affecting memoirs by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Group, including a National Book Award finalist. In Memories of a Catholic Girlhood, Mary McCarthy begins with her recollections of a happy childhood cut tragically short by the death of her parents during the influenza epidemic of Tempering memory with invention, Brand: Open Road Media. Memories of a Catholic Girlhood contains eight personal narrative essays, most of which were originally published in The New Yorker, about Mary McCarthy’s childhood years, beginning with .

    Memories of a Catholic girlhood. [Mary McCarthy] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mary McCarthy. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Preview — Memories of a Catholic Girlhood by Mary McCarthy. “I felt caught in a dilemma that was new to me then but which since has become horribly familiar: the trap of adult life, in which you are held, wriggling, powerless to act because you can see both by:

    Memories of a Catholic Girlhood by Mary McCarthy. A perhaps misleadingly restrictive title for a folio of some eight autobiographical pieces dealing with Mary McCarthy's past when as the eldest of poor Roy's. Blending memories and family myths, Mary McCarthy takes us back to the twenties, when she was orphaned in a world of relations as colourful/   In Memories of a Catholic Girlhood, McCarthy pays homage to the past and creates hope for the future. Reminiscent of Nabokov’s Speak, Memory, this is a funny, honest, and unsparing account blessed with the holy sacraments of forgiveness, love, and redemption/5.


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