Book of the Week: 16 May – 22 May 2011

A Visit from the Goon Squad

by Jennifer Egan

Pulitzer Prize Winner 2011 for fiction

Jennifer Egan’s spellbinding novel circles 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.

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