Braided Lives

Braided Lives

by Marge Piercy

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Braided Lives by Marge Piercy

Growing up in Detroit in the 1950s, and going to college when the first seeds of sexual freedom are being sown, Jill and Donna are coming of age in an exciting, turbulent time. Wry, independent Jill thrives in the new free-spirited world, while her beautiful cousin Donna desperately searches for a man to make her life whole. As each cousin is driven by different demons and desires, they eventually realize that they cannot overcome fundamental differences in each others' lives. Still, as their futures assume contrary paths, Jill and Donna realize that they may be separated, but they'll never be truly divided from one another.
"Rings with passionate awareness...honest and impressive."
THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780671438340
Publisher: Ultramarine Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/1982
Pages: 441

About the Author

Marge Piercy is the author of 17 novels, including Dance the Eagle to SleepGone to Soldiers, Vida, and Woman on the Edge of Time; numerous volumes of poetry; and a critically acclaimed memoir, Sleeping with Cats. She is the recipient of four honorary doctorates and has been a key player in many of the major progressive political battles of our time. She lives in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

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