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The Book of Sins, a novel by Angie O'Gorman
skillfully portrays the capitalist system's worship of profit, and the failure of Christianity to challenge the collapse of the social contract and the costs of privatization.
"Through Angie O'Gorman's
characters we gain a chance to think about the not-so-distant future, the year 2034 to be precise.
characters remind me of people I know.
Their struggles and conflicts seem familiar.
skillfully builds awareness of a new type of authoritarian structure that dominates their lives.
essays and articles have appeared in America Magazine; Commonweal; National Catholic Reporter; and Natural Bridge
, a journal of contemporary literature published by the University of Missouri-St
compiled and edited The Universe Bends Toward Justice: A Reader on Christian Nonviolence in the United States.
has worked in human rights efforts in Guatemala, Honduras, the West Bank, and the United States.
Angie lives in Saint Louis where she teaches Theology for Peacemakers at Saint Louis University, and is a staff member at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri.
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Talking With: Angie O'Gorman, First-Time Novelist
Angie O'Gorman's first novel, The Book of Sins, is just out from PlainView Press of Austin, TX. Well-known for her human-rights activism, O'Gorman, a longtime St. Louisan, teaches "Theology for Peacemakers" at St. Louis University and is a staff member at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri.
essays and articles have appeared in America Magazine
, Commonweal, National Catholic Reporter, and Natural Bridge.
will be reading from and signing her
book March 21 at the Center for Theology and Social Analysis
(CTSA), 1077 S. Newstead, 4:00-6:00 pm; March 29, will guest on Literature for the Halibut, KDHX, FM 88.1, 9:00 pm; April 9: Reading and Book Signing: Plowsharing Crafts, St. Louis, 7:00 pm; April 21: Reading and Book Signing: Left Bank Books, St. Louis, 7:00 pm.
book can also be purchased from amazon.com
Playing by the Rules and Still Losing Ground by Angie O’Gorman , America: The Catholic Weekly Magazine
By Angie O'Gorman
...Angie O'Gorman is a freelance writer living in St. Louis, Mo., where she has conducted research on welfare reform for the Center for Theology and Social Analysis.She is also the director of the Immigration Law Project at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri.
Click here for a sample of author's writings in America
and for books by author at amazon.com
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Angie O'Gorman, an attorney with LSC-funded Legal Services of Eastern Missouri's Immigration Law Project, expresses cautious optimism about President Bush's proposal to grant amnesty to nearly three million illegal Mexican immigrants.Gorman says that granting amnesty to illegal immigrants may be a viable option given the failure of the U.S. to prevent the flow of illegal immigrants from Mexico despite the "massive militarization" of the U.S. Mexico border, which has forced immigrants to cross at unsafe locations and had led to a sharp increase in immigrant deaths.However, she expresses concern that the amnesty program may lead to an increase in the number of unprotected workers in industries and agribusiness that rely on migrant labor.She says, "I don't want to see the people who would receive this amnesty be required by the regulations of the program to have to work for abusive employers who are basically getting slave labor."The proposal has, however, caused criticism among non-Mexican immigrants, who say they too should receive equal treatment.
Mil gracias.-Angie O'Gorman, novelist, ...
Mil gracias.-Angie O'Gorman, novelist, The Book of Sins