Dance the Eagle to Sleep: A Novel by Marge Piercy

Dance the Eagle to Sleep: A Novel

byMarge Piercy

Kobo ebook | January 1, 2012

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Originally published in 1970, Marge Piercy’s second novel follows the lives of four teenagers in a near-future society as they rebel against a military draft and “the system.” The occupation of Franklin High School begins, and with it, the open rebellion of America’s youth against their channeled, unrewarding lives and the self-serving, plastic society that directs them. From the disillusionment and alienation of the young at the center of the revolt to their attempts to build a visionary new society, the nationwide following they gain, and the brutally complete repression that inevitably follows, this is a future fiction without a drop of fantasy. As driving, violent, and nuanced today as it was 40 years ago, this anniversary edition includes a new introduction by the author reflecting unapologetically on the novel and the times from which it emerged.

Poet and novelist Marge Piercy was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 31, 1936. She received a B. A. from the University of Michigan and an M. A. from Northwestern. She is involved in the Jewish renewal and political work and was part of the civil rights movement. She won the Arthur C. Clarke award. Besides writing her own novles and c...
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Title:Dance the Eagle to Sleep: A NovelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:PM PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604866756

ISBN - 13:9781604866759

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