Kathryn Hulme

Kathryn_HulmeKathryn Hulme (1900-1981) was an American author and memoirist most noted for her novel, The Nun's Story (1956). The book is often, mistakenly, understood to be semi-biographical and was made into an award-winning 1959 movie starring Audrey Hepburn and Peter Finch.

She was a student of mystic G. I. Gurdjieff and served as the UNRRA Director of the Polish Displaced Persons (DP) camp at Wildflecken, Germany, after WWII. This work won the Atlantic Non-Fiction Award in 1952.

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