MCCARTE-JOHNSON, Mary




Author Tags: Fiction

Mary McCarte-Johnson's The Judge and the Barfly, based in Ireland in the 1920s, follows Elizabeth, a young woman whose illegitimate pregnancy results in her disinheritance. Elizabeth commitments to the local convent and orphanage. Her experiences as a nun, and later her struggles romantically, detail her dilemma between her Catholic vows and her love for a man.

DATE OF BIRTH: June 26th.1917

PLACE OF BIRTH: Scotland

ANCESTRAL BACKGROUND: Irish

EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: retired

BOOKS:

The Judge and the Barfly (Publish America, 2003)

[BCBW 2004] "Fiction"