The Magdalen Girls

Author: V.S. Alexander
Publisher: Kensington
ISBN: 1496706137
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Told with candor, compassion, and vivid historical detail, The Magdalen Girls is a masterfully written novel of life within the era’s notorious institutions—and an inspiring story of friendship, hope, and unyielding courage.

The Magdalen Martyrs

Author: Ken Bruen
Publisher: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 9781429902359
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He sat back,fixed hiseyes onme, asked, “What doyou know about theMagdalen
laundry?” “The Maggies?” eyes, Anger lithis and he snapped, “Don't callthem that
.” The Magdalen girls were called thus. In the fifties, unwed mothers were placed
there by their families or the Church. Conditions were appalling and the girls
subjected to horrendous abuse. Only recentlyhad thefull story beenrevealed. He
asked, “Do you remembermymother?” “No . . .” “She wasthere. Had aterrible time.

Philomena

Author: Martin Sixsmith
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 384370869X
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Philomena Lee ist selbst noch fast ein Kind, als sie hochschwanger im Kloster Zuflucht sucht.

Kathy S Story

Author: Kathy O'Beirne
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781840189681
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Kathy O'Beirne's earliest memories are of being battered and sexually abused.

The Magdalen

Author: Marita Conlon-McKenna
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473510228
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It's a little girl and I helped Mam to deliver her.' 'Good girl yourself!' he said,
ruffling her long brown hair with his hand. 'I thought the baby wasn't due for more
than another month!' Dermot Doyle pushed his way past her and into the
bedroom. Majella looked like a corpse — her lank fair hair spread across the
pillow and not a drop of colour in her face - and the child was the smallest he'd
ever seen. They both were unaware of his presence. Esther followed behind him.
'It's a little girl, ...

The Magdalen And Other Tales

Author: James Sheridan Knowles
Publisher:
ISBN:
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As soon as the dear girl knew that I wished her to go, she consented, and he left
us in the highest good-humour. “The party was a very pleasant one; and I was
very much satisfied with the young man's behaviour, for he abstained from taking
any particular notice of my daughter, but merely shewed her the same civilities as
the rest of the female part of the company received from him. They danced until
ten o'clock, when we were called to the room where supper was laid, and sat
down to ...

Making Amends

Author: Linda Radzik
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199888310
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were either punished or strongly pressured to remain by the nuns and priests,
who would emphasize the gravity of the women's sins and the threat of hellfire
should they fall prey to the temptations of the outside world.48 In practice, the
most reliable methods for exiting a Magdalen asylum were to be expelled for
outrageous behavior49 or to be released to a family member. Since their families
frequently wanted nothing more to do with these girls and women and since the
nuns ...

An Account Of The Rise Progress And Present State Of The Magdalen Charity

Author: William Dodd
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Last night I had the joy to put on some part of my dress, which gave me great
pleasure *. Pray remember me to Mrs. I will not trouble you with any more, but
beg you will shew this to Mrs. — and Mr. — and I return them thanks for all their
goodness to me. I shall expect to see you as soon as you can, which will greatly
oblige, Your sincere friend and well-wisher, Dec. 29, 1758. A. F. Have altered my
name. * This Girl's dxess , when she came in, was neat and elegant. LETTER III.
From S.

The Magdalen Manuscript

Author: Tom Kenyon
Publisher: Tom Kenyon
ISBN: 9781591794455
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Mary Magdalen's personal story of her tantric relationship with Yeshua ben Joseph, known today as Jesus Christ--given by her and reprinted here, word-for-word as she gave it--describes the alchemy that she and Yeshua practiced.