The Longing of Woman
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The Longing of Woman by Marge Piercy

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English


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  • Nonfiction - General

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The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7679876M
ISBN 100517169231
ISBN 109780517169230

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Her most recent treasure, The Book of Longings, is the first book that has literally taken my breath away. As I read, I had to close it and breathe deeply, again and again. Both a radical reimagining of the New Testament, and an homage to all untamed, trespassing women, The Book of Longings is right on/5.   The Longing. Michael and Juliet Evans long for a baby but are forced to resort to a world of private clinics and medical jargon. As they wait, Juliet's grasp on reality begins to slide. Into the picture comes Anna, a young, single mother from Glasgow whose child is missing/5. 36 quotes from Book of Longing: ‘I don't rememberlighting this cigaretteand I don't rememberif I'm here aloneor waiting for someone.’ Then such a one, if he is a man, is ready to love the woman Sahara; and such a one, if she is a woman, is ready to love the man who can put into song The Great Distance of Mist and Veils. Is it you who Cited by: 8. The Longing In Me is the book for any woman who is ready to make a change in their lives and let God lead you. Sheila is open and honest about the trials in her life and intertwines her story with the story of /5().

This popular series of novels by Beverly Lewis wraps up the engaging story of Nellie Mae Fisher, a young Amish woman who has broken up with her beau, Caleb Yoder. Now her heart's greatest longing is for more knowledge of the Lord. Meanwhile, Caleb yearns for freedom.5/5(37). All three face problems typical of women ill-used by men and by society: trying to fill the role of the ``good wife''; financial dependency; the low regard accorded older women; and the difficulties of morganatic marriages. Especially wrenching is Piercy's limning of the modest middle-class aspirations. Preview of The Longings of Women Summary. her twelfth novel, The Longings of InWomen, Piercy gives readers her most fully-formed ensemble yet: three women, whose lives intertwine, each searching in her own way for a place in the world that cannot be lost .   Thousands. Out of the thousands who are known, or who want to be known as poets, maybe one or two are genuine and the rest are fakes, hanging around the sacred precincts trying to look like the real thing. Needless to say I am one of the fakes, and this is my story.