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: 3.75 · 9,294 ratings · 572 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
Riding in Cars with Boys: C...

3.73 avg rating — 7,588 ratings — published 1990 — 23 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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Astonished: A Story of Evil...

3.71 avg rating — 208 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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Thank You, Lucky Stars

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瑪莉與老鼠

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媽咪在哪裡?(Where is Mommy)

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Mafia Marriage

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Writing Women's Lives: An A...

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“One day can change your life. One day can ruin your life. All life is is three or four big days that change everything.”
Beverly Donofrio

“Maybe when things start to change, you want to hold on to something familiar.”
Beverly Donofrio, Riding in Cars with Boys: Confessions of a Bad Girl Who Makes Good

“Over twelve centuries ago, the congregation was entrusted to Brazilian monks.”
Beverly Donofrio, Looking for Mary: (Or, the Blessed Mother and Me)

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