A Visit from the Goon Squad (Hardcover)

By Jennifer Egan

Thorndike Press, 9781410441515, 485pp.

Publication Date: July 12, 2011

Summer 2012 Reading Group

“In A Visit from the Goon Squad, Egan presents a number of the kinds of idiosyncrasies we tend to avoid, only in this collection of expertly layered stories, the flawed characters enrapture and entwine themselves in the reader's imagination. Egan's novel is in a fresh form, the function of which merely hints at our own human imperfections and allows readers to forgive not just the characters in this collection, but themselves as well.”
— Brett Weinkle, Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY
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June 2010 Indie Next List

“In her latest work, Egan presents a number of the kind of idiosyncrasies we tend to avoid, only in this collection of expertly layered stories, the flawed characters enrapture and entwine themselves in the reader's imagination. Egan's novel is a fresh form, the function of which merely hints at our own human imperfections and allows readers to forgive not just the characters in this collection, but themselves as well.”
— Brette Weinkle, Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY
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Description

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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