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Freedom: A Novel (Oprah's Book Club) - Jonathan Franzen
Freedom: A Novel (Oprah's Book Club)
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#1 National BestsellerWinner of the John Gardner Fiction AwardA National Book Critics Circle Award FinalistA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistIn his first novel since The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen has given us an epic of contemporary love and marriage. Freedom comically and tragically... show more
#1 National BestsellerWinner of the John Gardner Fiction AwardA National Book Critics Circle Award FinalistA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistIn his first novel since The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen has given us an epic of contemporary love and marriage. Freedom comically and tragically captures the temptations and burdens of liberty: the thrills of teenage lust, the shaken compromises of middle age, the wages of suburban sprawl, the heavy weight of empire. In charting the mistakes and joys of Walter and Patty Berglund as they struggle to learn how to live in an ever more confusing world, Franzen has produced an indelible and deeply moving portrait of our time.
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Format: paperback
ASIN: B00969GFFU
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 608
Edition language: English
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1.5 Review: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
I have never HATED characters so much as I did with Freedom. I got through about 60% and couldn't take it anymore. Very rare for me. Even when I'm not loving a book, if I get beyond the 50% mark, I'll just finish it on principle. Not this time! As for the writing itself, I felt like I was stuck ...
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