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The Resource A visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

A visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

Label
A visit from the Goon Squad
Title
A visit from the Goon Squad
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Egan
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Egan is the author of The Keep. Her short stories have appeared in numerous publications including The New Yorker? Harpers? and Granta. She is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship? a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship? and a Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Fellowship. Her nonfiction articles appear frequently in The New York Times Magazine and have won a number of awards. Jennifer Egan's spellbinding interlocking narratives circle the lives of Bennie Salazar? an aging former punk rocker and record executive? and Sasha? the passionate? troubled young woman he employs. Although Bennie and Sasha never discover each other?s pasts? the reader does? in intimate detail? along with the secret lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs
Summary
Working side-by-side for a record label, former punk rocker Bennie Salazar and the passionate Sasha hide illicit secrets from one another while interacting with a motley assortment of equally troubled people from 1970s San Francisco to the post-war future
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 2010.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348809
Cataloging source
VALP
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
483 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594135736
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594135736
  • (OCoLC)788239037
Label
A visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
483 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594135736
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594135736
  • (OCoLC)788239037

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