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Piercy, Marge

Works: 1,206 works in 2,206 publications in 5 languages and 46,166 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Poetry  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Science fiction  Biography  Anecdotes  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Publisher, Other
Classifications: PS3566.I4, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Marge Piercy
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Most widely held works by Marge Piercy
The longings of women : a novel by Marge Piercy( Book )

26 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The interwoven lives of three women. Leila isa feminist writer who advises women on problems, buthas problems of her own with an unfaithful husband. Becky, about whom Leila is writing a book, is a buddingTV anchor woman who is in jail for conspiring to kill herhusband. Mary, Leila's cleaning woman, has been lefthomeless by a divorce
Gone to soldiers : a novel by Marge Piercy( Book )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interweaves the stories of ten characters who wage memorable and passionate public and private battles, as World War II casts them into their ultimate dreams and nightmares
Woman on the edge of time by Marge Piercy( Book )

88 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Three women by Marge Piercy( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on an unusual household in our day and age, three generations of women living together in Boston. They are a lawyer who owns the house, her ailing mother--the mother had no time for the lawyer before she fell ill--and the lawyer's daughter, unemployed and on drugs
Sex wars by Marge Piercy( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming of age in a post-Civil War New York City tenement flat, Jewish-Russian Freydeh juggles multiple jobs to earn passage for her family, until she learns that her younger sister is adrift somewhere in the city
He, she, and it : a novel by Marge Piercy( Book )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 21st century the world has been ravaged by environmental disaster and war, with much of the populace living in corporate domes. Depressed over child custody problems with her ex-husband, Shira Shipman returns to her childhood home, one of the few free Jewish towns. There she falls in love with Yod, an illegal cyborg created to defend the town against attack
The third child by Marge Piercy( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling left out in her family of ambitious achievers, Melissa Dickenson hopes to escape her mother's relentless scrutiny when she enters college and falls in love with the son of her father's political adversary
Fly away home : a novel by Marge Piercy( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful Boston cookbook author Daria Walker, whose greatest pleasures are her home and family -- and who loves her husband deeply -- is devastated to learn he wants a divorce. Now she must put her life back together. But as she strives to understand the life she is losing, Daria must face the shocking truth behind the smooth facade of her prominent attorney-husband, Ross -- and recreate her own values, her own sense of family, and herself
Braided lives : a novel by Marge Piercy( Book )

32 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of Jill, a woman whose passionate friendships with other women are her emotional lifeline, and Donna, Jill's flirtatious cousin and closest friend, determined to attach herself to a man for her identity. Set in the 1950s
Vida : a novel by Marge Piercy( Book )

51 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vida was their star--the beautiful, charismatic radical from the pages of LIFE magazine--the symbol of the passionate rebellion of the sixties. Now, she is an unrepentent fugitive ten years later, the shouting is over, but Vida is still on the run. Staying in Network hideouts, traveling disguised, fearing every glance, she finds her best protection is her distrust of everyone--a lesson learned from past treacheries. And now, knowing the dangers, she finds herself warming again toward a man, an outcast ten years younger than herself. --Los Angeles Times Book Review
Summer people : a novel by Marge Piercy( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three dedicated artists living in a small Cape Cod community watch the seasonal migration of summer people with mixed emotions
City of darkness, city of light : a novel by Marge Piercy( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French Revolution narrated by six revolutionaries: Danton, Robespierre, Condorcet, the actress Claire Lacombe, the chocolate maker Pauline Leon, and the guillotined Manon Roland, famous for her cry, liberty, what crimes are committed in thy name
So you want to write : how to master the craft of fiction and the personal narrative by Marge Piercy( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best-selling writer Piercy and her husband, novelist/publisher Wood, have been co-teaching writers' workshops for about ten years. Their book explores story openings, character building, the importance of dialogue and plot, and how to craft compelling narrative passages
Small changes by Marge Piercy( Book )

38 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explosive novel of women struggling to make their place in a man's world. We follow the crisscrossing lives of two women: Beth, a "good little girl" from Syracuse who jumps off the Middle America marriage-go-round into a succession of women's communes, and Miriam, a mathematician and refugee from Flatbush who moves through a series of fluid relationships with men in search of an elusive sense of security
Circles on the water : selected poems of Marge Piercy by Marge Piercy( Book )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 150 poems from her seven books of poetry written between 1963 and 1982
Storm tide by Marge Piercy( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of small-town political and sexual intrigue. The hero is David Greene, a baseball player returning to his hometown in Cape Cod after a mediocre career and a failed marriage. He embarks on two affairs at once and runs for selectman
My mother's body by Marge Piercy( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Available light by Marge Piercy( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What are big girls made of? : poems by Marge Piercy( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry about everyday things. One poem is on the ubiquitous answering machine which "addresses you as a retarded dog," another is on women who allow themselves to be "retooled, refitted and redesigned for every decade," a third is on motorists who kill animals and do not even bother to look
The moon is always female by Marge Piercy( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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The longings of women : a novel
Alternative Names
Marge Piercy Amerikaans schrijfster

Marge Piercy amerikansk poet och författare

Marge Piercy amerikansk poet og skribent

Marge Piercy Novelista y poeta de Estados Unidos

Marge Piercy US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Feministin

מארג' פירסי

피어시, 마지 1936-

ピアシー, マージ

Gone to soldiers : a novelWoman on the edge of timeThree womenSex warsHe, she, and it : a novelThe third childFly away home : a novelBraided lives : a novel