Gone to Soldiers

Gone to Soldiers

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by Marge Piercy
     
 

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In a stunning tour-de-force, Marge Piercy has woven a tapestry of World War II, of six women and four men, who fought and died, worked and worried, and moved through the dizzying days of the war. A compelling chronicle of humans in conflict with inhuman events, GONE TO SOLIDERS is an unforgettable reading experience and a stirring tribute to the remarkable survival

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In a stunning tour-de-force, Marge Piercy has woven a tapestry of World War II, of six women and four men, who fought and died, worked and worried, and moved through the dizzying days of the war. A compelling chronicle of humans in conflict with inhuman events, GONE TO SOLIDERS is an unforgettable reading experience and a stirring tribute to the remarkable survival of the human spirit.
"Panoramic...This is a sweeping epic in the best sense."
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780449215579
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/28/1988
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
773
Sales rank:
588,598
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.80(h) x 2.00(d)

Meet the Author

Marge Piercy has written eight previous novels, including Fly Away Home, Braided Lives, Vida, Woman on the Edge of Time, and Small Changes. She has published ten collections of poetry, including Circles on the Water (her selected poems), Stone, Paper, Knife, and most recently, My Mother’s Body. She coauthored one play with her husband, Ira Wood, the novelist and screenwriter, with whom she lives on Cape Cod.

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