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Gone to Soldiers: A Novel
by Marge Piercy
Ten characters, from occupied France to the Pacific Theater and from the frontlines to the home front, are profoundly changed by the events of World War II in this New York Times bestseller Epic in scope, Marge Piercy’s sweeping novel encompasses the wide range of people and places marked by the Second World War. Each of her ten...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Literary Fiction
Woman on the Edge of Time
by Marge Piercy
Hailed as a classic of speculative fiction, Marge Piercy’s landmark novel is a transformative vision of two futures—and what it takes to will one or the other into reality. Harrowing and prescient, Woman on the Edge of Time speaks to a new generation on whom these choices weigh more heavily than ever before.   Connie Ramos is a...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Science Fiction; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
He, She and It
by Marge Piercy
"A triumph of the imagination. Rich, complex, impossible to put down." Alice Hoffman In the middle of the twenty-first century, life as we know it has changed for all time. Shira Shipman's marriage has broken up, and her young son has been taken from her by the corporation that runs her zone, so she has returned to Tikva, the Jewish free...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Sex Wars: A Novel of Gilded Age New York
by Marge Piercy
Post–Civil War New York City is the battleground of the American dream. In this era of free love, emerging rights of women, and brutal sexual repression, Freydeh, a spirited young Jewish immigrant, toils at different jobs to earn passage to America for her family. Learning that her younger sister is adrift somewhere in the city, she...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
So You Want to Write: How to Master the Craft of Writing Fiction and Memoir
by Marge Piercy, Ira Wood
The new expanded edition of the bestseller Booklist calls, "A must-have for would-be writers!" The one book a fiction or memoir writer needs, focusing on beginnings, character, dialogue, research, work habits, plot, memory, dealing with deeply personal material, and publishing.
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Writing and Publishing
City of Darkness, City of Light: A Novel
by Marge Piercy
Bestselling author Marge Piercy celebrates the lives of the brave and dedicated women who changed the destiny of a nation in this novel set during the French Revolution For Claire Lacombe and Pauline Leon, two poor women of eighteenth-century France, the lofty ideals of the coming revolution could not seem more abstract. But when...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Literary Fiction
Vida
by Marge Piercy
Originally published in 1979, this piece of revolutionary fiction is a bestselling author’s classic paean to the 1960s. At the center of the novel stands Vida Asch, who has lived underground for almost a decade. Back in the 1960s she was a political star of the exuberant antiwar movement—a red-haired beauty photographed for the...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Three Women: A Novel
by Marge Piercy
Suzanne Blume has known success and disappointment in equal measure. A respected lawyer who survived two marriages and put two children through college, she now faces the disquieting prospect of her wayward older daughter moving back home. But more troubling still is the news that her mother, a woman of legendary independence who has...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
The Third Child: A Novel
by Marge Piercy
Under her mother's constant scrutiny and lost in the shadow of her famous senator father, Melissa is the third child in the politically prominent Dickenson family, where ambition comes first and Melissa often comes last. In college, she meets Blake, a man of mixed race and apparently unknown parentage. His adoptive parents are lawyers...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Romance; Contemporary Fiction
Dance the Eagle to Sleep: A Novel
by Marge Piercy
Originally published in 1970, Marge Piercy’s second novel follows the lives of four teenagers in a near-future society as they rebel against a military draft and “the system.” The occupation of Franklin High School begins, and with it, the open rebellion of America’s youth against their channeled, unrewarding lives and the...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Circles on the Water
by Marge Piercy
More than 150 poems from her seven books of poetry written between 1963 and 1982. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Categories: Poetry
The Hunger Moon: New and Selected Poems, 1980-2010
by Marge Piercy
This new gathering of Marge Piercy’s poems—energetic, funny, political, full of vitality—brings us the heart of her mature work, the first selected since Circles on the Water in 1982. Here are poems that chart the milestone events and fierce passions of her middle years: the death of her mother, whom we meet first as a young...
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Categories: Poetry
Pesach for the Rest of Us: Making the Passover Seder Your Own
by Marge Piercy
Every year, poet and novelist Marge Piercy creates her own Passover seder with a group of family and friends. Babies have been born and grown up, friends have moved or divorced, but the principals continue to gather in her rustic Cape Cod home to participate in a seder that Piercy takes joy in tweaking each spring to make it more...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality
Fly Away Home: A Novel
by Marge Piercy
A New York Times Notable Book: A woman learns the truth about her husband’s deceptions in this “superb” novel by the bestselling author of Gone to Soldiers ( Boston Herald ). After a cross-country tour promoting her latest cookbook, Daria Walker is ready to return to her beautiful home in an affluent Boston suburb and her...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction
Small Changes: A Novel
by Marge Piercy
Two unforgettable women see their lives change in unimaginable ways in this captivating novel spanning the explosion of feminism in the 1960s   Growing up, Beth always dreamed of her wedding day. But a few months into her marriage to Jim, whose affection she once clung to desperately, she realizes she didn’t anticipate life...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Summer People: A Novel
by Marge Piercy
For three Cape Cod residents, the influx of summer visitors is no more than a minor nuisance—until it brings a man who threatens the balance of their delicate relationship   For more than a decade, Dinah, Susan, and Susan’s husband, Willie—artists and neighbors in a small Cape Cod town—have enjoyed an unconventional, but...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Mars and Her Children: Poems
by Marge Piercy
A major new collection of poems about women's lives and the closing circle of nature, from a bestselling poet. These poems celebrate the beauties of nature and the eternal cycle of love, death and birth that is being interrupted by the assault on the environment.
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Categories: Poetry
The Crooked Inheritance: Poems
by Marge Piercy
An “exquisite . . . spot on” ( The Hudson Review ) collection of poems from one of our best-loved and best-selling poets that is both personal, with poetry about love, nature and reflections on the stages of life, and political, ranging from the war in Iraq and Katrina to concerns such as women’s rights and the poet’s childhood...
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Categories: Poetry
The Art of Blessing the Day: Poems with a Jewish Theme
by Marge Piercy
Winner of the 2000 Paterson Poetry Prize About Marge Piercy's collection of her old and new poems that celebrate the Jewish experience, the poet Lyn Lifshin writes: " The Art of Blessing the Day is an exquisite book. The whole collection is strong, passionate, and poignant, but the mother and daughter poems, fierce and emotional...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sex & Erotica; Poetry; World Literature
The Longings of Women: A Novel
by Marge Piercy
The troubled lives of three remarkably different women collide in this absorbing national-bestselling novel of love, betrayal, and self-discovery   When her best friend’s death rattles her sense of complacency, college professor Leila Landsman decides she’s finally had enough of her cheating husband. Leila throws herself into...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Moon Is Always Female
by Marge Piercy
Her seventh and most wide ranging collection. In the 1st of 2 sections, the poems move from the amusingly elegiac to the erotic, the classical to the funny. The 2nd section is a series of 15 poems for a calendar based on lunar rather than solar divisions
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Poetry
What Are Big Girls Made Of?: Poems
by Marge Piercy
Opening with a powerful cycle of elegies for her long-distant, half-brother, this major new collection by one of our bestselling poets then goes on to include both serious and funny poems about women and poems about the precarious balance of nature, ending with the beautiful, life-affirming "The Art of Blessing the Day." 160 pp.
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Poetry
Colors Passing Through Us
by Marge Piercy
In Colors Passing Through Us , Marge Piercy is at the height of her powers, writing about what matters to her most: the lives of women, nature, Jewish ritual, love between men and women, and politics, sexual and otherwise. Feisty and funny as always, she turns a sharp eye on the world around her, bidding an exhausted farewell to the...
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Categories: Poetry
Going Down Fast: A Novel
by Marge Piercy
When their neighborhood is marked for urban renewal, four tenacious city dwellers band together in the face of a wealthy and powerful institution A local university plans to bulldoze and replace parts of a predominantly African American Chicago slum with student housing. But for those who live there, the affordable if run-down homes...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction
The High Cost of Living: A Novel
by Marge Piercy
Passions flare in a most unlikely love triangle between three remarkable characters facing arduous life challenges in this engrossing novel by bestselling author Marge Piercy   Heartbroken after her girlfriend leaves her for another woman, Leslie, a history grad student, follows her thesis advisor from Grand Rapids to Detroit for a...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; LGBT Fiction
My Mother's Body
by Marge Piercy
My Mother's Body, Marge Piercy's tenth book of poetry, takes its title from one of her strongest and most moving poems, the climax of a powerful sequence of Poems to her mother. Rooted in an honest, harrowing, but ally ecstatic confrontation of the mother / daughter relationship in all its complexity and intimacy, it is at the same time...
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Categories: Poetry
Sleeping with Cats
by Marge Piercy
Marge Piercy, a writer who is highly praised as both a poet and a novelist, turns her gaze inward as she shares her thoughts on life and explores her development as a woman and writer. She pays tribute to the one loving constant that has offered her comfort and meaning even as the faces and events in her life have changed -- her beloved...
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
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