Gone to soldiers: a novel

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Summit Books, 1987 - Fiction - 703 pages
213 Reviews
During the Second World War, ten extraordinary people win and lose their fierce, passionate private and public battles, in foxholes, in concentration camps, on the home front, or with partisans

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I am not surprised that the research took seven years. - Goodreads
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Marge Piercy is my writing idol. - Goodreads

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Another book I re-read sometimes. I enjoy the book mostly because it's a huge story told by 9 (I think) narrators. The voices aren't that distinct from each other; I ended up captivated by not just the World War II plot but the smaller stories and connections among the characters. Read full review

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Another book I re-read sometimes. I enjoy the book mostly because it's a huge story told by 9 (I think) narrators. The voices aren't that distinct from each other; I ended up captivated by not just the World War II plot but the smaller stories and connections among the characters. Read full review

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Contents

A Talent for Romance
13
An Old China Hand
20
In Pursuit of the Adolescent Universal
26
Copyright

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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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