Summer Reading Club Review: Memoirs of a Happy Failure

From Tonie Shannon

Title: Memoirs of a Happy Failure

Author: Alice von Hildebrand

This book is about the life of Alice von Hildebrand. She writes mostly about her 37 years at Hunter College in New York City where she experienced systematic opposition because she defended truth with reason , wit & love & liberated her students from the oppressive relativism of the day. It took her 23 years to get her full professorship. She was a patient & courageous lady.


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