I can't believe this book is out of print. I've read many of what I call 'after-the-apocalypse' novels, but this is one of my favorites. Probably long after a nuclear apocalypse, women lived in domed cities, where they carry on at least somewhat with science, society, learning, arts, etc. Meanwhile, men live much as they did thousands of years ago, roaming a desolate world and living a subsistence lifestyle. The main characters are a woman and a man, neither of whom fit the stereotypical men and women of this age. This book has been compared (and rightly so) with Sheri S. Tepper's also-excellent "The Gate to Women's Country". If this sounds good to you, find a used copy!