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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This is the second time I have read this book. It remains one of my favorites. Beautifully written and compelling to read. Read full review

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Marge Piercy has written what could be called "the woman's World War Two novel", weaving together the wartime experiences of a wide variety of women on "the homefront", not simply Rosie the Riveter ... 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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