Braided Lives

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Fawcett Crest, 1982 - Fiction - 551 pages
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Jill and her best friend, Donna, attend the university at Ann Arbor during the fifties, and each tries to develop a way to control her own life

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This is the story of the friendship between two women, a friendship that starts when they are girls and lasts over decades, following their braided lives as one marries and becomes the wife of a rich ... Read full review

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This book is incredibly open and real, which at points was overwhelming. I have been carrying it's intensity around with me for the last day or so, which tells me that it is truly a great work. It has ... 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 novels 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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