Woman on the edge of time

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Fawcett Crest, 1976 - Fiction - 381 pages
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Connie Ramos, a woman in her mid-thirties, has been declared insane. But Connie is overwhelmingly sane, merely tuned to the future, and able to communicate with the year 2137. As her doctors persuade her to agree to an operation, Connie struggles to force herself to listen to the future and its lessons for today.... "From the Paperback edition."

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User Review  - Maia Mccormick - Goodreads

At first I was skeptical. It seemed like it would be wince-inducing gritty realism all the way through. Then a) the wince-factor decreased somewhat, and b) Piercy opened up an immersive magical-realist world, and then I was hooked, and the book held on to me all the way through to the end. Read full review

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User Review  - Drew - Goodreads

Wow. This is one of the most riveting books I've ever read. There is so much depth to this story. The description of patient treatment in the hospitals is truly scary, but unfortunately very likely to ... Read full review


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Poet and novelist Marge Piercy was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 31, 1936. She received a B. A. from the University of Michigan and an M. A. from Northwestern. She is involved in the Jewish renewal and political work and was part of the civil rights movement. She won the Arthur C. Clarke award. Besides writing her own novles and collections of poetry, she has collaborated with her husband Ira Wood on a play, The Last White Class, and a novel, Storm Tide. In 1997, they founded a small literary publishing company called the Leapfrog Press. She currently lives in Cape Cod.

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