The longings of women

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Penguin, Jan 1, 1995 - Fiction - 537 pages
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Interwoven tales of three women, an academic, a homeless woman and an aspiring working-class one. I liked this more than any of MP's for some time and am now struck by how many of her novels have lead ... Read full review

The longings of women: a novel

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Piercy adds another impressive novel to her already impressive list (e.g., Mars and Her Children , LJ 2/15/92). This time she tackles the issue of women on their own through homelessness, divorce, and ... 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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