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Life before man

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Imprisoned by walls of their own construction, here are three people forced to make choices-- after the rules have changed. Elizabeth, with her controlled sensuality, her suppressed rage, is married to the wrong man. She has just lost her latest lover to suicide. Nate, her gentle, indecisive husband, is planning to leave her for Lesje, a perennial innocent who prefers dinosaurs to men. Hanging over them all is the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 0671251155 9780671251154 9780385491105 0385491107
OCLC Number: 5336822
Description: 317 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Margaret Atwood.

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Imprisoned by walls of their own construction, here are three people forced to make choices-- after the rules have changed. Elizabeth, with her controlled sensuality, her suppressed rage, is married to the wrong man. She has just lost her latest lover to suicide. Nate, her gentle, indecisive husband, is planning to leave her for Lesje, a perennial innocent who prefers dinosaurs to men. Hanging over them all is the ghost of Elizabeth's dead lover and the dizzying threat of three lives careening inevitably toward the same climax.

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