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Gone to Soldiers

A Novel

Piercy, Marge

(Book - 1988)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Gone to Soldiers
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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
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1988, c1987
Edition: 1st Ballantine Books ed
ISBN: 9780449215579
0449215571
Branch Call Number: FICTION PIERCY 1988
Characteristics: 773 p. ;,18 cm

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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. (1988)


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Aug 03, 2011
  • Winnipeg1 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

10 characters trying to get through WWII in Europe. ."An epic melding of many narratives. Alternating chapters braid together ten unique and starkly harrowing stories..." Fabulous writing. I read this book in 1 sitting, approx 13 hours. Seriously, could not put it down. One of the best novels I've ever read.

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