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A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
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Jun 11, 11

bookshelves: after-11-11-10, realistic-fiction, june-2011
Read from June 02 to 11, 2011

What a bunch of looney characters! Egan's book is a compilation fo interwoven stories of unusual characters of various ages, backgrounds, and quirks. The writing was beautiful; in fact, I don't think I've ever seen the work excematous before the book and the fact that the word appeared more than once was really cool! I can see why the book received such honors. I really wish I could read it again for the first time.
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Quotes Kristen Liked

Jennifer Egan
“If I had a view like this to look down on every day, I would have the energy and inspiration to conquer the world. The trouble is, when you most need such a view, no one gives it to you.”
Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad

Jennifer Egan
“See," Sasha muttered, eyeing the sun. "It's mine.”
Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad


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