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‘Manhattan Beach’: The Newest Release from Jennifer Egan

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Best known for her two novels The Keep, and A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan is back with another book, Manhattan Beach: A Novel. The Keep, published in 2007, was a national bestseller, and her last book A Visit from the Goon Squad won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, and the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Egan is fairly unclassifiable when it comes to genres, her knowledge of her own writing, skill, and material, meaning that she can develop her novels in a variety of genres, equally comfortable in each one. Seven years after the release of A Visit from the Goon Squad, comes Manhattan Beach, Egan’s first dip into historical fiction, which she takes on with her usual grace and style. Set during WWII, Manhattan…

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