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The ‘goon’ in this title is time. A character said: ‘Time’s a goon, right? You gonna let that goon push you around?’ The book answered yes – time beats all of your characters to a pulp. Do you think time ever makes people wiser or better?
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”" Her only thought was of getting away, as if she were carrying a live grenade from inside the house, so that when it exploded, it would destroy just herself. "
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This is a quiz about Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Goon Squad. We created it as part of our inaugural Goodreads Book Club. Read A Visit from the Goon Squad with us this summer, and join the club for interactive games, special features, a challenge, and more.
In Chapter 1, Sasha steals what object from Alex?