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Dena Huff
Jenna wrote: "Candice wrote: "I have two questions about this chapter. I've done a re-read of a few parts trying to figure this out but can't. There are spoilers in my questions though:[spoilers removed]"


It also talks about it later in the Sasha/... ...more
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Recensione di Tancredi per lo Speciale Pulitzer: http://www.lastambergadeilettori.com/...

Il tempo è un bastardo è (ormai lo si può affermare con leggerezza) un classico esempio della narrativa postmoderna statunitense, al punto da pensare che nella sua...
updated Apr 21, 2014 09:56AM
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Erinn Paige
Hello West Side Stories fans!

Don't forget that this week we'll be discussing A Visit from the Goon Squadby Jennifer Egan on THURSDAY APRIL 24 at 6:30!

As usual, we'll be meeting at Barriques on Old Sauk road, and our Friends Group will be buying drinks!... ...more
updated Apr 04, 2014 07:19AM
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Erinn Paige
When I started this one, the chapters really threw me because each one was different-- I wasn't sure what I was supposed to be paying attention to. But once I read Egan's idea of A Visit from the Goon Squadas a concept album, I had MUCH more fun-- check... ...more
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Yeah. I don't think I know of enough actors in the 24-25 year old age range. Also known as "boys that I could have babysat when I was in college." ...more
updated Jan 25, 2014 08:32AM
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Tracy Reilly
Ellen wrote: "Jennifer, How could you not include the pause in DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN by Lee Michaels. (1971) in your PPT chapter?"

Good one! But, can't have everything!!)) ...more
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Marc Nash
pleasure guys ...more
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Kamil wrote: "I know and I have already done that:)..."

I noticed! You're on the ball. :) ...more
updated Sep 06, 2013 09:51AM
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N Khan
We are reading Jennifer Egan's Pullitzer winner A Visit From The Goon Squad. We will be meeting again at Patrick Henry's Pub and Grille in Church Hill. ...more
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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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