Woman on the Edge of Time

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Ballantine Books, 1997 - Fiction - 369 pages
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Connie Ramos, a woman in her mid-thirties, has been declared insane. But Connie is overwhelmingly sane, merely tuned to the future, and able to communicate with the year 2137. As her doctors persuade her to agree to an operation, Connie struggles to force herself to listen to the future and its lessons for today....


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This was my first introduction to the world of feminist sci-fi fantasy utopia/dyspotia. Blew my mind and turned me into an addict who went on to search for more and more. Read full review

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Connie Ramos--a poor woman of color--is committed for a mental illness she may not have. But she guards a secret: she's able to communicate with a society 200 years in the future. Woman on the Edge of ... 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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