Summary: (DOC #1) 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.
- "Introduction to The Eleventh Virgin" by Paul Bowers
- Part I: Chapter I
- Part I: Chapter II
- Part I: Chapter III
- Part I: Chapter IV
- Part I: Chapter V
- Part II: Chapter I (first part)
- Part II: Chapter I (second part)
- Part II: Chapter II
- Part II: Chapter III
- Part III: Chapter I
- Part III: Chapter II
- Part III: Chapter III
- Part III: Chapter IV
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Day, Dorothy. The Eleventh Virgin.
New York: Albert and Charles Boni,1924 (out of print).
The Catholic Worker Movement.
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