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Jan 23, 1993
| ISBN 9780449220603
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Nov 24, 2010
| ISBN 9780307775221
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Jan 23, 1993 | ISBN 9780449220603
Nov 24, 2010 | ISBN 9780307775221
“A triumph of the imagination. Rich, complex, impossible to put down.”—Alice HoffmanIn the middle of the twenty-first century, life as we know it has changed for all time. Shira Shipman’s marriage has broken up, and her young son has been taken from her by the corporation that runs her zone, so she has returned to Tikva, the Jewish free town where she grew up. There, she is welcomed by Malkah, the brilliant grandmother who raised her, and meets an extraordinary man who is not a man at all, but a unique cyborg implanted with intelligence, emotions—and the ability to kill. . . .From the imagination of Marge Piercy comes yet another stunning novel of morality and courage, a bold adventure of women, men, and the world of tomorrow.
MARGE PIERCY is the author of nineteen previous poetry collections, a memoir, seventeen novels, five nonfiction books, and a book of short stories. Her work has been translated into twenty-three languages, and she has received many honors, including the Golden… More about Marge Piercy
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