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Whoredom in Kimmage

Rosemary Mahoney

Whoredom in Kimmage

Irish women coming of age

by Rosemary Mahoney

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Published by Anchor Books, Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRosemary Mahoney.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,307p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22397943M
ISBN 100385474504
OCLC/WorldCa30111156

Rosemary Mahoney (born Janu Boston, Massachusetts) is an American has published six books of narrative non-fiction and numerous magazine articles. For the American Spectator, Christopher Caldwell wrote, "Mahoney has an effortlessly pretty prose style and an uncanny eye a literary talent that amounts to brilliance.".   WHOREDOM IN KIMMAGE Irish Women Coming of Age. By Rosemary Mahoney. pp. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. $

The Art of Fact is a historical treasury tracing literary journalism back to such pioneers as Defoe, Dickens, and Orwell, and to crime writers, investigative social reporters, and war correspondents who stretched the limits of style and even propriety to communicate powerful truth. Here an extraordinary range of styles—the elegance of Gay 5/5(1). She is the author of six books of non-fiction: The Early Arrival of Dreams: A Year in China, a New York Times Notable Book; Whoredom in Kimmage: The World of Irish Women, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist; A Likely Story: One Summer with Lillian Hellman; The Singular Pilgrim: Travels on Sacred Ground; Down the Nile: Alone in a.

  She debuted in with The Early Arrival of Dreams (Mariner), a book about a year spent teaching in China, which was followed in by Whoredom in Kimmage (Anchor), a look at Irish life in the.   Rosemary Mahoney is the author of The Early Arrival of Dreams, an account of teaching in China that was a New York Times Notable Book in , and Whoredom in Kimmage, a National Book Critics' Circle finalist in She won the Charles E. Horman Prize for Fiction Writing as an undergraduate at Harvard and is also the recipient of a Whiting Author: Rosemary Mahoney.


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