Gone to soldiers: a novel

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Summit Books, 1987 - Fiction - 703 pages
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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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One of Piercy's best. The amount of research that must have gone into this book is massively impressing. She knows about sea battles and code breaking and women pilots and the Resistance and female ... Read full review

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I was so looking forward to this, but it was nothing compared to Herman Wouk's Winds of War and his War and Remembrance. Put it down about half way through. 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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