Novels Marge Piercy Vida: A Novel

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Vida: A Novel

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In the 1960's, Vida was a political star of the anti-war movement and a charismatic red-headed beauty. Orginally published in in 1979, this vivid novel follows Vida on the run a decade later, her exubarence replaced by a stubborn courage. Hiding in a safe house she meets Joel, a fugitive, and desipite knowing the dangers she starts warming to a man for the first time in years. As counterpoint to the underground 70's Piercy tells the extraordinary tale of the optimistic 60's, capturing the energy and rage of those involved.

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"Real people inhabit its pages and real suspense carries the story along. . . . Vida of course means life and [Piercy] personifies it."" --Chicago Tribune "

"Very exciting. Marge Piercy's characters are complex and very human." --Margaret Atwood

"Marge Piercy tells us exactly how it was in the lofts of the Left as the 1960s turned into the 1970s. This is the way everybody sounded. This is the way everybody behaved. "Vida" bears witness." "--New York Times "

"This epic story is fueled with intense commitment and sensuousness." "Los Angeles Times Book Review""

Very exciting. Marge Piercy's characters are complex and very human. Margaret Atwood"

Real people inhabit its pages and real suspense carries the story along. . . . Vida of course means life and [Piercy] personifies it. " Chicago Tribune ""

Marge Piercy tells us exactly how it was in the lofts of the Left as the 1960s turned into the 1970s. This is the way everybody sounded. This is the way everybody behaved. "Vida" bears witness. "New York Times ""

About the Author:

Marge Piercy is the author of 17 novels, including the bestselling"Braided Lives," "Gone to Soldiers," 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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