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Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach( )
Author: Egan, Jennifer
ISBN:978-1-4721-5088-2
Publication Date:Oct 2017
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Imprint:Corsair
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $32.99
Book Description:

The long-awaited novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad, MANHATTAN BEACH opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Anna observes the uniformed servants, the lavishing of toys on the children, and some secret pact between her father and Dexter Styles. Years later, her father...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Historical / World War Ii
Fiction / Women
Fiction / Family Life / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.4 x 23.2 x 3.2 cm
Book Weight:0.58 Kilograms
Author Biography
Egan, Jennifer (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 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.

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