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Woman on the edge of time

Marge Piercy

Woman on the edge of time

by Marge Piercy

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Published by Fawcett Crest in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Marge Piercy.
The Physical Object
Pagination381 p. ;
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18732746M
ISBN 100449210820
OCLC/WorldCa21209109

Get this from a library! Woman on the edge of time. [Marge Piercy] -- 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 As her doctors persuade. A Woman on the Edge of Time is a love letter to a remarkable woman.”— The Saturday Paper, Australia “This very moving book recreates a personality and life trajectory that seems both representative and exceptional: a woman living in a time when more seemed possible but the resistance was still fierce.”—.

  Woman on the Edge is a white-knuckle read that welcomes a bright new talent to the world of psychological suspense.” — MARY KUBICA, New York Times bestselling author of The Good Girl "Writing with compassion for her characters and a keen eye on her carefully woven plot, Samantha Bailey’s Woman on the Edge is a page turning delight!"/5().   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 Mexican American woman living on the streets of New York. Once ambitious and proud, she has lost her child, her husband, her dignity—and now they want to take her sanity/5(20).

Gildina KBJ, a future woman, is foil for Luciente. She has been altered through plastic surgery and medications to an idealized female form, and provides sexual services. 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 Mexican American woman living on the streets of New York.


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