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Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan

“Immensely satisfying…an old-fashioned page-turner, tweaked by this witty and sophisticated writer…Egan is masterly at displaying mastery…she works a formidable kind of magic.” —Dwight Garner, The New York Times

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad comes to town with her daring and magnificent New York Times bestseller - just out in paperback. 

With the atmosphere of a noir thriller, Manhattan Beach is Jennifer Egan’s first historical novel, delving into a world populated by gangsters, sailors, divers, bankers, and union men. It’s a deft, dazzling, propulsive exploration of a transformative moment in the lives and identities of women and men, of America and the world.

MANHATTAN BEACH: A Time magazine and USA Today Top 10 Novel of 2017 -  Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction - Winner of the New York City Book Award - A San Francisco Chronicle Top 10 Book of the Year - A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of 201 - Winner of the Booklist Top of the List for Fiction - Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, The Guardian, Vogue, Esquire, Kirkus Reviews, Philadelphia Inquirer, BookPage, Bustle, Southern Living, and St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction

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