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    DescriptionNATIONAL BESTSELLER National Book Critics Circle Award Winner PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist A "New York Times Book Review "Best Book One of the Best Books of the Year: "Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, The Daily Beast, The Miami Herald, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Newsday, NPR's On Point, O, the Oprah Magazine, People, Publishers Weekly, Salon, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, Slate, Time, The Washington Post, " and "Village Voice" 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.


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    Title
    A Visit from the Goon Squad
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jennifer Egan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 483
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781594135736
    ISBN 10: 1594135738
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    DC21: 813.54
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T Approval Code: P26300000
    BISAC V2.8: FIC025000
    B&T Approval Code: A26453200
    B&T Merchandise Category: LP
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 34
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    Edition
    Large type / large print
    Edition statement
    large type edition
    Publisher
    Large Print Press
    Imprint name
    Large Print Press
    Publication date
    03 April 2012
    Review quote
    "Pitch perfect. . . . Darkly, rippingly funny. . . . Egan possesses a satirist's eye and a romance novelist's heart." --"The New York Times Book Review" "At once intellectually stimulating and moving. . . . Like a masterful album, this one demands a replay." --"The San Francisco Chronicle" "A new classic of American fiction." --"Time" "Audacious, extraordinary." --"Philadelphia Inquirer" "A spiky, shape-shifting new book. . . . A display of Egan's extreme virtuosity." --"The New York Times" "Wildly ambitious. . . . A tour de force. . . . Music is both subject and metaphor as Egan explores the mutability of time, destiny, and individual accountability post-technology." --"O, The Oprah Magazine" "The smartest book you can get your hands on." --"Los Angeles Times" "A rich and unforgettable novel about decay and endurance, about individuals in a world as it changes around them. . . . [Egan] is one of the most talen