Abigail Quigley McCarthy died on February 1 at her home in Washington, D.C. She was eighty-five. Mrs. McCarthy wrote a column in these pages from 1974 to 1999. She had been scheduled to offer a comment on James O’Toole’s "Empty Confessionals" in this issue. May she rest in peace.
Cocktail hour at Abigail McCarthy’s Connecticut Avenue apartment was quite a treat, not because of the liquid refreshment, but because of...
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