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Dorothy Gallagher

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Dorothy Gallagher was born and raised in New York City. She was a features editor for Redbook magazine, and then became a freelance writer, and her work has been published in The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, and Grand Street. Her two previous books are Hannah's Daughters, an account of a six-generation matrilineal family, and All the Right Enemies, a biography of the Italian-American anarchist Carlo Tresca. She lives in New York.

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How I Came Into My Inheritance
And Other True Stories
Written by Dorothy Gallagher


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 13, 2002
Price: $13.99

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Life Stories
How I Came Into My Inheritance & Strangers in the House
Written by Dorothy Gallagher
Foreword by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: June 12, 2007
Price: $15.95

Here are two acclaimed memoirs in one remarkable volume. In an extraordinarily compelling voice, Dorothy Gallagher tells stories taking us from her parents’ beginnings in the Ukraine to her own childhood in 1940s New York, through the many adventures of her extended family and into her own adult life. Her themes... Read more >
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Life Stories
How I Came Into My Inheritance & Strangers in the House
Written by Dorothy Gallagher
Foreword by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

Strangers in the House
Life Stories
Written by Dorothy Gallagher


Format: eBook, 160 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

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