Whoredom in Kimmage
  • Author : Rosemary Mahoney
  • Release Date : 05 July 1993
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin School
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 307
  • ISBN 13 : STANFORD:36105004439928
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Book excerpt: An Irish-American writer returns to her homeland to pen several stories about contemporary Irish women, from Mad Minnie of Corofin to Mary Robinson, the first female president of Ireland. By the author of The Early Arrival of Dreams. Tour.

Whoredom in Kimmage

Whoredom in Kimmage

Author : Rosemary Mahoney
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin School
Genre : Social Science
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An Irish-American writer returns to her homeland to pen several stories about contemporary Irish women, from Mad Minnie of Corofin to Mary Robinson, the first female president of Ireland. By the author of The Early Arrival of Dreams. Tour....

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Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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Publisher : Anchor Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Publisher : Little, Brown
Genre : Travel
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Rosemary Mahoney was determined to take a solo trip down the Egyptian Nile in a small boat, even though civil unrest and vexing local traditions conspired to create obstacles every step of the way. Starting off in the south, she gained the unlikely sympathy and respect of a Muslim sailor, ...

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Author : Rosemary Mahoney
Publisher : Little, Brown
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In the tradition of Oliver Sacks's The Island of the Colorblind, Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without Borders, the first school for the blind in Tibet, and of Sabriye Tenberken, the remarkable blind woman who founded the school. Fascinated and impressed by what she learned from the blind ...

The Early Arrival of Dreams

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Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A Radcliffe woman selected to teach English at Hangzhou University in China recounts her experiences there prior to the 1989 massacre at Tiananmen Square, providing enlightening anecdotes about the Chinese people and culture in a story of discovery and survival within a repressive regime. Reprint....

The Singular Pilgrim

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Author : Rosemary Mahoney
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Religion
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In a series of deeply personal accounts, the author of The Early Arrival of Dreams explores the practice of religious pilgrimage as she recreates the Irish Catholic pilgrimage to Station Island, visits to holy sites in Israel, the Hindu pilgrimage to Varanasi, a trip to Lourdes, and the journey to ...

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Author : Miriam Horn
Publisher : Anchor
Genre : Social Science
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When the women of the Wellesley class of 1969 entered the ivory tower, they were initiated into a rarefied world. Many were daughters of privilege, many were going for their "MRS." But by the time they graduated four years later, they faced a world turned upside down by the Pill, NOW, ...

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Publisher : Rosetta Books
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A Pulitzer Prize–winning author’s “touching, funny and inspiring” true story of daily life in a New England nursing home (The New York Times). Ninety-year-old Lou quit school after the eighth grade, worked for the rest of his life, and stayed with the same woman for nearly seventy years. ...

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Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : Literary Criticism
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As a comprehensive introduction to Eavan Boland’s work, this book provides an essential guide to the work of one of the most important and challenging voices in contemporary poetry. Approachable for the general reader but at the same time inviting to the specialist, it draws on original research and ...

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Publisher : Brindle and Glass
Genre : Fiction
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Climbing Patrick’s Mountain is bestselling author Des Kennedy’s haunting and elegant tale about coming to terms with one’s past. Expatriate Irishman Patrick Gallagher, an accomplished but eccentric breeder of prized roses, returns to Ireland as a celebrity host to lead a tour of Irish gardens, and hopes ...

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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First published in 1996. The present volume, Homemaking: Women Writers and the Politics and Poetics of Home, enters the critical discourse on gender by way of two of its most pressing issues: the politics of women’s locations at the end of the twentieth century, and the division of experience into ...

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Author : Maureen O'Connor
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Memoirs, autobiographies, and diaries represent the most personal and most intimate of genres, as well as one of the most abundant and popular. Gain new understanding and better serve your readers with this detailed genre guide to nearly 700 titles that also includes notes on more than 2,800 read-alike and other related ...