Egan
2012 Shortlist

A Visit from the Goon Squad

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ABOUT
THE BOOK

Bennie is an aging former punk rocker and record executive. Sasha is the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Here Jennifer Egan brilliantly reveals their pasts, along with the inner lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs. With music pulsing on every page, A Visit from the Goon Squad is a startling, exhilarating novel of self-destruction and redemption. It is a Pulitzer Prize Winner and the National Book Critics Circle Award Winner.

ABOUT
THE AUTHOR Jennifer
Egan

Jennifer Egan is the author of five previous books of fiction; A Visit from the Goon Squad, which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; The Keep; the story collection Emerald City; Look at Me, a National Book Award finalist; and The Invisible Circus. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, Granta, McSweeney’s,  and The New York Times Magazine.

Jennifer Egan is the author of five previous books of fiction; A Visit from the Goon Squad, which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; The Keep; the story collection Emerald City; Look at Me, a National Book Award finalist; and The Invisible Circus. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, Granta, McSweeney’s,  and The New York Times Magazine.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Date published
22/03/2011
Country
United States
Original Language
English
Author
Publisher
Random House Inc.

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