Sleeping With Cats: A Memoir (Paperback)

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Marge Piercy, a writer who is highly praised as both a poet and a novelist, turns her gaze inward as she shares her thoughts on life and explores her development as a woman and writer. She pays tribute to the one loving constant that has offered her...

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Marge Piercy, a writer who is highly praised as both a poet and a novelist, turns her gaze inward as she shares her thoughts on life and explores her development as a woman and writer. She pays tribute to the one loving constant that has offered her comfort and meaning even as the faces and events in her life have changed -- her beloved cats.

With searing honesty, Piercy tells of her strained childhood growing up in a religiously split, working-class family in Detroit. She examines her myriad friendships and relationships, including two painful early marriages, and reveals their effects on her creativity and career. More than a reminiscence of things past, however, Sleeping With Cats is also a celebration of the present and the future, as Piercy shares her views on aging, creativity, and finding a lasting and improbable love with a man fourteen years younger than herself.

A chronicle of the turbulent and exciting journey of one artist's life, Sleeping With Cats is a deeply intimate, unforgettable story.

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Dimensions 0
ISBN 9780060936044
Genre BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
Format Paperback
Pages 368
Publisher Date 2002-12-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Perennial
Height 8.0 in
Wdth 5.0 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 0.62 lb
Language English
Subtitle A Memoir
Edition Detail Reprint
Audience General/trade
Authors Piercy, Marge

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