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The Corrections

The Corrections( )
Author: Franzen, Jonathan
Series title:4th Estate Matchbook Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-00-832970-9
Publication Date:Apr 2019
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Imprint:Fourth Estate
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.99
Book Description:

A brilliantly perceptive and moving novel, that announced Jonathan Franzen as one of our greatest living writers. One of the ten books - novels, memoirs and one very unusual biography - that make up our Matchbook Classics' series, a stunningly redesigned collection of some of the best loved titles on our backlist.

The Lamberts - Enid and Alfred and their three grown up children - are a troubled family living in a troubled age. Alfred is slowly losing his mind to...
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Book Details
Pages:672
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Family Life / Marriage & Divorce
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13 x 19.8 x 4.4 cm
Book Weight:0.612 Kilograms
Author Biography
Franzen, Jonathan (Author)
Jonathan Franzen was born in Western Springs, Illinois on August 17, 1959. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 1981, and went on to study at the Freie University in Berlin as a Fulbright scholar. He worked in a seismology lab at Harvard University's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences after graduation.

His works include The Twenty-Seventh City (1988), Strong Motion (1992), How to Be Alone (2002), and The Discomfort Zone (2006). The Corrections (2001) won a National Book Award and the 2002 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. Freedom (2010) is an Oprah Book Club selection. He also won a Whiting Writers' Award in 1988 and the American Academy's Berlin Prize in 2000. He is also a frequent contributor to Harper's and The New Yorker. In 2015 his title Purity made The New Yort Times and New Zealand Best Seller List.

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