Armstrong, Karen.BEGINNING THE WORLD. St. Martin's Press [New York]. 1983. (1983). First Edition Hard Cover 1st U.S.edition, first printing. 242pp. 8vo. Black imitation cloth over boards with gilt-lettered spine. 'A Former Nun's Memoir of Her Painful but Triumphant Journey into Life'. Fine (No defects)/ DJ (Near Fine, i.e. very minimal signs of careful use with no significant defects). ISBN 0312071817.