In the post-apocalyptic twenty-first century, Shira Shipman, a woman caught in a deadly struggle for information, becomes involved with an illegal cyborg, an involvement that has links to a seventeenth-century Kabbalist who gives life to a golem
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"A triumph of the imagination. Rich, complex, impossible to put down."
In 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 has written seventeen novels including the New York Times bestseller Gone to Soldiers, the national bestsellers Braided Lives and The Longings of Women, and the classic Woman on the Edge of Time, as well as He, She and It and Sex Wars; nineteen volumes of poetry including The Hunger Moon: New and Selected Poems 1980–2010, The Crooked Inheritance, and Made in Detroit; and the critically acclaimed memoir Sleeping with Cats. Born in center city Detroit, educated at the University of Michigan and Northwestern, and the recipient of four honorary doctorates, Piercy is active in antiwar, feminist, and environmental causes.
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Descripción Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Fine. 1st Edition. some very slight soiling to book along with very slight shopwear. Nº de ref. de la librería 007168
Descripción Knopf, 1991. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0679404082
Descripción Knopf, 1991. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0679404082
Descripción Knopf, 1991. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110679404082
Descripción Knopf. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0679404082 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW7.0257277
Descripción Alfred a Knopf Inc, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., 1991. Soft cover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. 1st Edition. RARE Boxed Advance Reader's Edition. 1st Edition. New copy. Never read. Trade paperback format. BEAUTIFUL PERFECT COPY OF BOOK. I just took the book out of the box today [4-16-11] so I could list it for sale. Tape sealed the box and it was rotted. It pulled up some of the paper on the box. More or less 1" wide and 3" long. Tape left a small sticky substance that I put scotch tape over. COLLECTOR'S COPY. Nº de ref. de la librería 000835