Sleeping with cats : a memoir / Marge Piercy.

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    • Publication Information:
      1st ed.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: An autobiography, interspersed with poems, in which American author Marge Piercy examines her life and her development as a woman and writer, discussing her childhood in Detroit, her friendships, relationships, and marriages, and the sustaining comfort of her cats, and sharing her thoughts on aging, creativity, and finding love.
    • Content Notes:
      1 A Family of Seven 1 -- 2 In the Beginning 13 -- 3 A Life in Wordtight Compartments 40 -- 4 Brutus the Great 62 -- 5 Interlude in the Present: The February Lesson 81 -- 6 My Life as a 1950s Coed 88 -- 7 One Does Not Do That 103 -- 8 Bottoming Out 123 -- 9 Flirtation in San Francisco 137 -- 10 Interlude: Photographs 151 -- 11 A Light Apartment in Brookline 156 -- 12 Hello Cho-Cho 172 -- 13 Manhattan Transfer 188 -- 14 Open to the Cape Winds 210 -- 15 Land That Owns Me 233 -- 16 Interlude on Sleep and Gardening with Cats 245 -- 17 Some Things Wear Out and Some Things Don't 251 -- 18 Death and Disintegration 271 -- 19 Interlude: Old Cats 287 -- 20 La Vita Nuova 291 -- 21 All Rivers Wind at Last to the Sea 299 -- 22 Digging in for the Long Haul 313 -- 23 Way Things Stand (and Sit and Lie) 327 -- 24 Oboe 341.
    • ISBN:
      0066211158
      9780066211152
    • Accession Number:
      2001016845
    • Accession Number:
      ocm45879828
      45879828
    • Accession Number:
      fay.522459