Beverly Donofrio





Beverly Donofrio

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in Wallingford, Connecticut, The United States
September 23, 1950

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Beverly Donofrio is an author most noted for writing Riding in Cars with Boys, an autobiographical account of her life. The book was made into a movie with the same title and starred Drew Barrymore as Donofrio.

Her second memoir, Looking for Mary, or the Blessed Mother and Me, is about the Virgin Mary, faith and her own life as a mother.

Donofrio's father is of Sicilian descent and her mother is an Italian-American. Donofrio lives in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where she is a founder of San Miguel Workshops. Her first children's book was released in 2007 by Random House.


Average rating: 3.73 · 7,489 ratings · 501 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
Riding in Cars with Boys: C...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 6,119 ratings — published 1990 — 22 editions
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Looking for Mary:
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Where's Mommy?
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Mary and the Mouse, the Mou...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 151 ratings — published 2007 — 7 editions
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Astonished: A Story of Evil...
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Thank You, Lucky Stars
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Mafia Marriage
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Writing Women's Lives: An A...
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