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The Resource A visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

A visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

Label
A visit from the Goon Squad
Title
A visit from the Goon Squad
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Egan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jennifer Egan's spellbinding interlocking narratives circle the lives of Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Although Bennie and Sasha never discover each other's pasts, the reader does, in intimate detail, along with the secret lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs. (Bestseller)
Member of
Summary
Working side-by-side for a record label, former punk rocker Bennie Salazar and the passionate Sasha hide illicit secrets from one another while interacting with a motley assortment of equally troubled people from 1970s San Francisco to the post-war future
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 2010.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348809
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Egan, Jennifer
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3555.G292
LC item number
V57 2011
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print basic
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Punk rock musicians
  • Sound recording executives and producers
  • Older men
  • Young women
Target audience
adult
Label
A visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A Borzoi Book
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17796047
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9780307592835
Lccn
2009046496
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn449844391
  • (OCoLC)449844391
Label
A visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
Publication
Note
A Borzoi Book
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17796047
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9780307592835
Lccn
2009046496
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn449844391
  • (OCoLC)449844391

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