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LIGHT IN THE VALLEY: The Story of California's College of Notre Dame.
Edition: First edition.
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - Centennial edition. The story of this Catholic women's college, founded in 1851 in San Jose, where the students were originally taught in Spanish, the language of their parents. In 1868 it beame the first chartered women's college in Californial in adition to he history of the college, this tells the stories of many of the early students. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. Notes, bibliography, index. ix, 338 pp.
Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (price-clipped. closed tear on front cover of dj)Book ID: 76267More details Price: $24.50
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.
San Francisco: Dry Bones Press, 1996. First edition - Autobiographical account of a woman who was sexually molested as a young girl by a nun, a member of the same order as her aunt, and a visitor to her family's home - focuses on her struggle to reconcile her own desire to become a nun - to join the Poor Clares - and the conflict between her deep commitment to the spirituality of the Catholic Church and her anger in the way the situation of abuse was ignored or handled by the authorities. 82 pp. ISBN: 1-88938-252.
Condition: Fine (a new copy) in glossy wrappers.Book ID: 31430More details Price: $10.00