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Woman on the Edge of Time - Marge Piercy
Woman on the Edge of Time
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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... show more
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....
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780449210826 (0449210820)
ASIN: 449210820
Publisher: Fawcett
Pages no: 381
Edition language: English
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meganbaxter
meganbaxter rated it
There were times when I was so frustrated with the main character. She was driving me crazy. She was walking through an entirely different world and assuming everything was the same. I realized why this was bothering me - I was wanting and expecting her to react more like a science fiction reader. (...
lostman
lostman rated it
1.0
Couldn't finish. The story was just all over the place and I felt like checking myself into an asylum from the craziness.
Second Bookses
Second Bookses rated it
4.0 Woman on the Edge of Time
I was first introduced to the novels and poetry of Marge Piercy when I was in college and very focused on the writings of women, especially feminist writings. In going through a bunch of books I had been keeping at my parents' house, I discovered boxes of books I probably haven't read in over ten ye...
Bun's Books
Bun's Books rated it
3.0
I liked it. She vividly portrayed the ways in which women, especially women of color are discounted, I could really feel the anger at times - but Consuela was never a pathetic victim, she was in there fighting, and okay mostly losing, but not giving up. And her visions/fantasies of the future were...
spocksbro
spocksbro rated it
At last - a book I've been meaning to put on the wish list and that's on one of my group's Reads next month. (Even better - my library has a copy in house!)************************Rating: 3.3-3.5 starsIf the last two novels I had read before this had been Paul McAuley's The Quiet War and Bruce Sterl...
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