Whoredom in Kimmage: Irish women coming of age

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Houghton Mifflin, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 307 pages
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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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WHOREDOM IN KIMMAGE: Irish Women Coming of Age

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From Irish-American writer Mahoney (The Early Arrival of Dreams, 1990): a remarkably perceptive and engaging account of contemporary Irish women. Mahoney—who, with strong family ties to Ireland ... Read full review

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How miserable it must be to live life as Rosemary Mahoney. She finds no beauty, no happiness or anything charming in the Ireland she visits. She says she loves it there - but every person she ... Read full review


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About the author (1993)

ROSEMARY MAHONEY is the author of Whoredom in Kimmage, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the New York Times Notable Book The Early Arrival of Dreams. The recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award, she lives in Rhode Island.