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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Fantastic writing, but very sad. - Goodreads
The writing style is not amazing. - Goodreads
my fave book of utopia/dystopian writing module so far - Goodreads
Piercy is a powerful writer. - Goodreads
Marge Piercy is a strong writer. - Goodreads
Read this in my intro to women's studies class. - Goodreads

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Marge Piercy is a poet and novelist whose work often addresses feminist and social issues. By all accounts, she is "kind of a big deal" which is why I am a little embarrassed to admit that I had never ... 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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