Item #317790 Divine Disobedience. Profiles in Catholic Radicalism. Francine du Plessix Gray.
Divine Disobedience. Profiles in Catholic Radicalism
Divine Disobedience. Profiles in Catholic Radicalism
Divine Disobedience. Profiles in Catholic Radicalism

Divine Disobedience. Profiles in Catholic Radicalism.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970.

First edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Tan cloth stamped in silver. Fine in very good plus dust jacket (slight toning, a few closed tears) Provenance: from the Library of Robert Silvers. Item #317790

First book from the author and essayist, Francine du Plessix Gray (1930-2019). Divine Disobedience won the National Catholic Book Award; her other works included the best selling Lovers and Tyrants (1976), biographies of Madame de Staël and the Marquis de Sade, and an autobiographical work, Them, A Memoir of Parents (2005), which won the National Book Critics Circle award.

Inscribed to her longtime friend Robert Silvers, founding editor of the New York Review of Books: “To Bob with gratitude and devotion always, Francine 5/20/70”.

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