Small Changes

Small Changes : A Novel

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In the choices two different women make, we discover the lives of all women . . . "[Marge] Piercy has proved herself a sensitive champion of women's issues."--The Charlotte Observer Small Changes is the explosive novel of women struggling to make their places in a man's world. Set against the early days of the feminist movement, it tells of two women and the choices they must face. Intelligent, sensual Miriam Berg trades her doctorate for a marriage and security, only to find herself hungry for a life of her own--but terrified of losing her husband. Shy, frightened Beth ran away from the very life Miriam seeks, ran away to a new world of different ideas, and a different kind of love--the love of another woman. . . .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 32mm | 697g
  • Fawcett
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0449000931
  • 9780449000939
  • 578,736

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"Marge Piercy is a raw, tough, willfull, magnificent novelist."
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR
Set against the early days of the modern feminist movement, SMALL CHANGES tells the story of sensual Miriam Berg, who trades her doctorate for marriage and security, but still hungers for a life of her ow, n and shy, frightened Beth who is running from the life Miriam seeks and into a new world of different ideas and a different kind of love.....

"From the Paperback edition.
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Small Changes is the explosive novel of women struggling to make their places in a man's world. Set against the early days of the feminist movement, it tells of two women and the choices they must face.
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"[Marge] Piercy has proved herself a sensitive champion of women's issues."--The Charlotte Observer
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About Marge Piercy

Marge Piercy is the author of nineteen poetry collections, a memoir, seventeen novels, and a book of short stories. Her work has been translated into nineteen languages, and she has won many honors, including the Golden Rose, the oldest poetry award in the country. She lives on Cape Cod with her husband, Ira Wood, the novelist, memoirist, community radio interviewer, and essayist. She has given readings, lectures, or workshops at more than five hundred venues in the States and abroad.
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Rating details

901 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 27% (242)
4 39% (353)
3 28% (252)
2 5% (45)
1 1% (9)
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