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Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy
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really liked it
bookshelves: speculative-fiction, brains, time-travel

Still mulling this one over. It was an absolutely compelling read. My heart went out to Connie from the first page. Her treatment by the mental health system was horrifying, and the author's commentary on the treatment of poor people and people of color by society seemed all too real.
Even after my lengthy intermission (I had to return the book to the library, and then wait for the hold to work its way back to me), I found myself instantly caught up in it again.
The only thing I'm on the fence about is the ending, which felt a little unresolved - or maybe I'm just not satisfied with the resolution.
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Reading Progress

March 14, 2010 – Started Reading
March 14, 2010 – Shelved
March 27, 2010 –
page 230
61.17% "Ack! I had to return it to the library. I'm enjoying it too. Now i'm going to have to request it allover again."
May 20, 2010 –
page 260
69.15% "Got it back from the library at last."
May 20, 2010 –
page 329
87.5%
May 21, 2010 – Shelved as: speculative-fiction
May 21, 2010 – Shelved as: brains
May 21, 2010 – Shelved as: time-travel
May 21, 2010 – Finished Reading

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Peregrine I'm looking forward to your thoughts on this.


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