Gone to Soldiers

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Fawcett Crest, Apr 12, 1988 - Fiction - 800 pages
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In a stunning tour-de-force, Marge Piercy has woven a tapestry of World War II, of six women and four men, who fought and died, worked and worried, and moved through the dizzying days of the war. A compelling chronicle of humans in conflict with inhuman events, GONE TO SOLIDERS is an unforgettable reading experience and a stirring tribute to the remarkable survival of the human spirit. "Panoramic...This is a sweeping epic in the best sense." THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

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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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This is a good book. Probably better than the 3 rating I gave it. Probably not as good as the ridiculously high cumulative response. The skinny here is that this is a story about a variety of peoples ... Read full review

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I might just be giving this book 5 stars because I'm still caught up in it, this first moment after I finished reading it; but right now, after the final chapter, I want to give it 5. It's not perfect ... Read full review

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Marge Piercy is the author of the memoir Sleeping with Cats and fifteen novels, including "Three Women and Woman on the Edge of Time, " as well as sixteen books of poetry, including "Colors Passing Through Us, The Art of Blessing the Day, " and "Circles on the Water." She lives on Cape Cod, with her husband, Ira Wood, the novelist and publisher of Leapfrog Press.

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