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Penguin, Jan 1, 1993 - Fiction - 583 pages
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User Review  - juniperSun - LibraryThing

While Marge Piercy is one of the writers I tend to look for, the inconsistent writing quality of this book has made me decide to give it away rather than keep. I really enjoyed the serialized tale of ... Read full review

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User Review  - csmith0406 - LibraryThing

Loved this book right from page one. Definitely a slow read, but packed full of things. Corporate power, ecological disaster, nature of humanity, feminism. Lots of philosophy and political material ... 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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