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Mary Gordon

USA flag (b.1949)

Mary Catherine Gordon is an American writer and is the McIntosh Professor of English at Barnard College. She is best known for her novels, memoirs and literary criticism. They constitute an important contribution to Irish-American literature.

Genres: Historical, Romance
Mary Gordon recommends
A Southern Exposure (1995)
Alice Adams
"Deliciously readable, evocative, sensuous, and intoxicating as a gossip with an old, smart friend."
Moonpies and Movie Stars (2006)
Amy Wallen
"To read MoonPies and Movie Stars is to take a delightful and exhilarating journey, kind of like being on a tour bus guided by Eudora Welty on speed."

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