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Manhattan Beach: A Novel - Jennifer Egan
Manhattan Beach: A Novel
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3.75 90
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781476716732 (1476716730)
ASIN: 1476716730
Publisher: Scribner
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
Community Reviews
sunsetxcocktail rated it
2.0 DNF: Manhattan Beach
I received a copy from Netgalley. This is one of those books that's out of my usual comfort reading zone but sounded really good so I thought I would give it a try. It's not that I hate it or anything, I did actually like most of what I read, the setting was interesting and so were the characters bu...
ladyofthelake rated it
4.0 "Manhattan Beach": Feministische Heldin
Mit Anna, die während des Zweiten Weltkriegs in NYC als Taucherin arbeitet, hat Jennifer Egan eine äußerst spannende Protagonistin geschaffen. In einer patriarchisch-sexistischen Welt setzt sie sich mit Entschlossenheit, Hartnäckigkeit und stiller Stärke durch, ohne dabei je übertrieben oder aggress...
Tellulah Darling
Tellulah Darling rated it
5.0 Dive into this gorgeous lit fic
Honestly? My first reaction to realizing the story was set in the 1930s and 40s was to groan because I really really did not feel like reading a period novel right now. Yeah, well, Egan can write any time period and from now on, I’ll follow her without complaint. I pretty much did nothing for two ...
Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 Nostalgic for me, but a disappointing read.
Manhattan Beach, Jennifer Egan, author; Norbert Leo Butz,‎ Heather Lind,‎ and Vincent Piazza, narrators. The book takes place after Prohibition, but the effects of The Great Depression are everywhere. Edward Kerrigan needs work to support his wife and two daughters, one of whom is severely disabled....
Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it
2.5 Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
A special thank you to NetGalley and Simon and Schuster Canada for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Egan's latest offering takes place in America during the Depression. Twelve-year-old Anna Kerrigan accompanies her father to visit Dexter Styles, a man who she perceives to be important. An...
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