Vida Summary
Marge Piercy

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Vida Summary

Vida, Piercy's sixth novel, is named for its protagonist, Davida Asch, a radical anti-Vietnam war fugitive eluding capture for her participation in a bombing ten years earlier. Vida's activism recalls Piercy's involvement with SDS; her "group," the Network, pointedly resembles the Weathermen. Vida was one of four people coerced by Randy (an undercover federal agent) into bombing a Mobil Oil office. Thereafter, Vida leads the life of a fugitive...

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