Woman on the Edge of Time Paperback – 1 May 1979
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"Genius...Marge Piercy is every bit as imaginative as H. G. Wells or Isaac Asimov or any of the great fantasists, but she is also a fierce and devoted activist who wants us to be more than passive readers...I urge you to read Marge Piercy now." (Gloria Steinem)
"Marge Piercy’s characters are complex and very human" (Margaret Atwood)
"Here is somebody with the guts to go into the deepest core of herself, her time, her history, and risk more than anybody else has so far, just out of a love for the truth and a need to tell it." (Thomas Pynchon)
"One of the most important novelists of our time" (Erica Jong)
"Marge Piercy is the political novelist of our time. More: she is the conscience" (Marilyn French) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
The classic feminist dystopian novel - reissued on its 40th Anniversary with a new introduction by the author --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.See all Product Description
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