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A visit from the Goon Squad

Author: Jennifer Egan
Publisher: New York, New York : Anchor Books, 2011. ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Anchor Books editionView all editions and formats
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Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs, confront their pasts in this story about how rebellion ages, influence corrupts, habits turn to addictions, lifelong friendships fluctuate and turn, and how art and music have the power to redeem.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Romans (teksten)
Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Egan
ISBN: 9780307477477 0307477479
OCLC Number: 671703729
Notes: Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2010.
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2011.
Description: 340 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Found objects --
The gold cure --
Ask me if I care --
Safari --
You (plural) --
X's and O's --
A to B --
Selling the general --
Forty-minute lunch : Kitty Jackson opens up about love, fame, and Nixon! --
Out of body --
Good-by, my love --
Great rock and roll pauses --
Pure language
Responsibility: Jennifer Egan.

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Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs, confront their pasts in this story about how rebellion ages, influence corrupts, habits turn to addictions, lifelong friendships fluctuate and turn, and how art and music have the power to redeem.

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