Gone to Soldiers: A Novel

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Fawcett Crest, 1988 - Fiction - 773 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."

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User Review  - Mdamiani - Goodreads

I've been trying to remember the name of this book for over a year. It's one of my favorite books set during WWII, and I've been wanting to reread it, but couldn't remember the name. I love how it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

One of my favorite books of all time. I've always been fascinated by stories of WWII, and I loved the way Piercy wrote from multiple perspectives. 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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