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Cantwell, Mary

Ann T. Keene

in American National Biography Online

Published online September 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Cantwell, Mary (10 May 1930–01 February 2000), writer, was born Mary Lee Cantwell in Providence, Rhode Island, the daughter of Leo Cantwell, a man of Scottish descent who worked as a production manager in a rubber plant, and Mary Lonergan Cantwell, a former teacher and the descendant of nineteenth-century Irish immigrants. As described in her nostalgic memoir ...

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Subjects: Journalism ; Biographical Studies

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