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Author: Jonathan Franzen
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Picador USA edView all editions and formats
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This novel revolves around the troubles of an elderly Midwestern couple and their three adult children, tracing their lives from the mid-twentieth century to "one last Christmas" together near the turn of the millennium. All five members of the Lambert family get their due, as everybody's lives swirl out of control. The author intends to deliver a tragicomic portrait of a flawed nation with the equally flawed notion  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 0312421273 9780312421274
OCLC Number: 50565293
Description: 566 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Franzen.

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This novel revolves around the troubles of an elderly Midwestern couple and their three adult children, tracing their lives from the mid-twentieth century to "one last Christmas" together near the turn of the millennium. All five members of the Lambert family get their due, as everybody's lives swirl out of control. The author intends to deliver a tragicomic portrait of a flawed nation with the equally flawed notion of perfectibility at its heart.

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