Manhattan Beach: A Novel
Publish date: 2017-10-03
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
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....
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...
I absolutely loved reading this book and sharing Anna Kerrigan's life journey. A story that was set in pre-war and during World War II. It dealt with so many topics that were current at that time. Men leaving their families because they couldn't handle the fact they could not provide for them was ju...
Thanks to NetGalley and to Scribner for providing me with an ARC copy of this book (due for publication in October) that I freely chose to review. I read Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad a few years back and I was fascinated by its language, the stories, the way the story was told, and its inventi...
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