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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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”" Sasha's green eyes were right up against yours, the lashes interlocking. "In Naples," she said, "there were kids who were just lost. You knew they were never going to get back to what they'd been, or have a normal life. And then there were other ones ...more "
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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?