% The Eleventh Virgin % Dorothy Day
New York: Albert and Charles Boni,1924 (out of print).
Summary: Autobiographical novel of her preconversion years. Begins with family relationships, with emphasis on her mother. Proceeds through her radical years with the pacifist, birth control, socialist and suffrage movements, and ends with her abortion and break up with Lionel Moise (Dick Wemys). William Miller’s biography on D. Day gives the real names of the characters. New York Times reviewed the book as just one more adolescent novel,” and D. Day latter called it a bad book. (DDLW #1).
PART ONE: ADOLESCENCE
PART TWO: STILL ADOLESCENCE
PART THREE: NOT SO MUCH