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Manhattan Beach: A Novel By Jennifer Egan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476716749
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Scribner - June 5th, 2018

Miles (and decades) away from the unconventional style of A Visit to the Goon Squad, Egan takes a chance on historical fiction and manages to create a beautifully-lush and character-driven story centered around WWII-era New York City. The most compelling voice belongs to a young and ambitious woman new to the once male-dominated workforce, and her story of navigation through a life of newfound independence will cause any reader to root for her survival in a world consistently telling her "no."

Review by Sarah C.