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Marge Piercy

Marge PiercyBorn: 31-Mar-1936
Birthplace: Detroit, MI

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist, Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Gone to Soldiers

Resides in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

Father: Robert Douglas Piercy (d. 1985)
Mother: Bert Bernice Bunnin Piercy (d. 1981)
Brother: Grant Courtade (half brother, older)
Husband: Michel Schiff (physicist, m. 1958, div. 1959)
Husband: (computer scientist, m. 1962, div.)
Husband: Ira Wood (novelist, m. 2-Jun-1982)

    High School: Detroit, MI
    University: BA, University of Michigan (1957)
    High School: MA, Northwestern University (1958)
    Teacher: Indiana University at Gary (1960-62)

    Students for a Democratic Society 1965-69
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    English Ancestry Paternal
    Lithuanian Ancestry Maternal
    Welsh Ancestry Paternal
    Jewish Ancestry Maternal

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Author of books:
Breaking Camp (1968, poetry)
Going Down Fast (1969, novel)
The Grand Coolie Damn (1969, pamphlet)
Hard Loving (1969, poetry)
Dance The Eagle To Sleep (1970, novel)
To Be of Use (1973, poetry)
Small Changes (1973, novel)
Woman On The Edge of Time (1976, novel)
The High Cost of Living (1978, novel)
The Twelve-Spoked Wheel Flashing (1978, poetry)
Vida (1980, novel)
Fly Away Home (1980, novel)
The Moon is Always Female (1980, poetry)
Braided Lives (1982, novel)
Circles on the Water: Selected Poems of Marge Piercy (1982, poetry)
Stone, Paper, Knife (1983, poetry)
Gone To Soldiers (1988, novel)
Summer People (1989, novel)
He, She And It (1991, novel)
Mars and Her Children (1992, poetry)
The Longings of Women (1994, novel)
City of Darkness, City of Light (1996, novel)
Storm Tide (1998, novel, with Ira Wood)
Three Women (1999, novel)
The Art of Blessing the Day (1999, poetry)
Sleeping with Cats: A Memoir (2002, memoir)
The Third Child (2003, novel)

Wrote plays:
The Last White Class: A Play About Neighborhood Terror (1980, with Ira Wood)

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