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Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach( )
Author: Egan, Jennifer
ISBN:978-1-4328-4341-0
Publication Date:Oct 2017
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $33.99
Book Description:

A New York Times Bestselling AuthorA Pulitzer Prize-winning AuthorA National Book Critics Circle Award-winning AuthorLonglisted for the National Book Award for FictionManhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression as 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. Mesmerizing, hauntingly beautiful, with the pace and atmosphere of a noir thriller, Egan's first...
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Book Details
Pages:666
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Historical / World War Ii
Fiction / Women
Fiction / Family Life / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.75 x 8.75 x 1.44 Inches
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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