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Jennifer Egan

Autor(a) de A Visit from the Goon Squad

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About the Author

Jennifer Egan was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 6, 1962. She attended the University of Pennsylvania and St. John's College, Cambridge. She is the author of The Invisible Circus, Look at Me, Emerald City and Other Stories, The Keep, and Manhattan Beach, which won the Andrew Carnegie Medal mostrar mais for Excellence in Fiction in 2018. Her title, A Visit from the Goon Squad, won both the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. 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 non-fiction articles appear frequently in the New York Times Magazine and have won a number of awards. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Jennifer Egan

A Visit from the Goon Squad (2010) 8,640 cópias
Manhattan Beach (2017) 2,747 cópias
The Keep (2006) 1,999 cópias
Look at Me (2001) 1,404 cópias
The Candy House: A Novel (2022) 1,258 cópias
The Invisible Circus (1995) 750 cópias
Emerald City and Other Stories (1993) 354 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 2014 (2014) — Editor — 273 cópias
Black Box (2012) 55 cópias
Twenty-Minute Stories 1 exemplar(es)
Why China? - short story (2016) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Middlemarch (1871) — Introdução, algumas edições17,809 cópias
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2007 (2007) — Contribuinte — 617 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 2010 (2010) — Contribuinte — 411 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 2011 (2011) — Contribuinte — 351 cópias
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013 (2013) — Contribuinte — 153 cópias
The Best of McSweeney's {complete} (1800) — Contribuinte — 144 cópias
Granta 110: Sex (2010) — Contribuinte — 124 cópias
Brooklyn Was Mine (2008) — Contribuinte — 63 cópias
The Good Parts: The Best Erotic Writing in Modern Fiction (2000) — Contribuinte — 34 cópias
The Ex-Files: New Stories About Old Flames (1998) — Contribuinte — 15 cópias
The New Yorker Science Fiction Issue 2012, June 4 & 11 (2012) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias

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2011 (111) 2012 (57) 21st century (98) American (121) American fiction (72) American literature (145) audiobook (65) book club (76) castles (54) contemporary (59) contemporary fiction (141) diving (56) ebook (104) family (56) fiction (1,858) gothic (65) historical fiction (159) Kindle (113) library (53) literary fiction (96) literature (101) music (258) music industry (106) mystery (73) New York (178) New York City (121) novel (280) own (56) Pulitzer (96) Pulitzer Prize (156) read (186) read in 2011 (77) relationships (109) short stories (191) signed (68) time (57) to-read (1,351) unread (92) USA (94) WWII (158)

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[b:Manhattan Beach|34467031|Manhattan Beach|Jennifer Egan|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1488832734s/34467031.jpg|55587075]It's been a good reading year for me. Stayed up til all hours finishing this absorbing chunk of a novel about a young woman of Irish descent who longs to be a diver for the Navy during WWII when women had a chance at male jobs, and her interactions with her disabled sister, her coworkers on base and other New York denizens of the era. Beautiful writing and characters along with a suspenseful alternate wartime story of her missing father and the well-drawn criminal Dexter and his film noir cronies. I can envision a movie. Historical fiction with the satisfying drama of an earlier age.… (mais)
 
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featherbooks | outras 140 resenhas | May 7, 2024 |
While I thought her writing was good, I was not in the mood for the confusion of multiple narrators and lack of sequence when I read this book.
 
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featherbooks | outras 514 resenhas | May 7, 2024 |
Great WWII story. Nothing at all against the LBGT community, but it's nice to read a story these days that doesn't feel a need to go that way just because a character wants a profession that is traditionally masculine. There is a nod here to that community, but it's not a primary focus.
 
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TraSea | outras 140 resenhas | Apr 29, 2024 |
Wow, so much better than Manhattan Beach. Real, flawed, believable characters. I love the connections between times and places and people. Want to draw out a chart of the connections.
 
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RaynaPolsky | outras 514 resenhas | Apr 23, 2024 |

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Obras
12
Also by
16
Membros
17,484
Popularidade
#1,267
Avaliação
3.8
Resenhas
897
ISBNs
260
Idiomas
22
Favorito
28

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