A visit from the Goon Squad

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This fantastically inventive, intelligent, and fully realized exploration of music, art, and life is a must-listen.

Bennie is an aging former punk rocker and record executive. Sasha is the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Here Jennifer Egan brilliantly reveals their pasts, along with the inner lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs. With music pulsing on every page, A Visit from the Goon Squad is a startling, exhilarating novel of self-destruction and redemption.

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9780307477477
9780307593627
9781410441515
9780792771753
9781602839151
9780792771746
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display_description Jennifer Egan’s spellbinding interlocking narratives circle the lives of Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Although Bennie and Sasha never discover each other’s pasts, the reader does, in intimate detail, along with the secret lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs, over many years, in locales as varied as New York, San Francisco, Naples, and Africa. --from Amazon.
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subject_facet Conduct of life -- Fiction, Older men -- Fiction, Punk rock musicians -- Fiction, Sound recording executives and producers -- Fiction, Young women -- Fiction
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