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Franzen, Jonathan : The Corrections

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The Lamberts - Enid and Alfred and their three grown-up children - are a troubled family living in a troubled age. Alfred is ill and as his condition worsens the whole family must face the failures, secrets and long-buried hurts that haunt them if they are to make the corrections that each desperately needs. Stretching from the Midwest in the mid-century to Wall Street and Eastern Europe in the age of globalised greed, The Corrections brings an old-time America of freight trains and civic duty into wild collision with the era of home surveillance, hands-off parenting, do-it-yourself mental healthcare, and New Economy millionaires. It announces Jonathan Franzen as one of the most brilliant interpreters of American society and the American soul.
About the Author
Jonathan Franzen was born in 1959 and graduated from Swarthmore College. He has lived in Boston, Spain, New York, Colorado Springs and Philadelphia. His previous novels are 'The Twenty-Seventh City' and 'Strong Motion'. 'How to be Alone', a collection of Franzen's non-fiction was published in October 2002; 'The Discomfort Zone' will be published in 2006. His fiction and non-fiction appear frequently in the 'New Yorker' and 'Harper's', and he was named one of the best American novelists under forty by 'Granta' and the 'New Yorker'. He lives in New York City.
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kategória: Könyv > Idegennyelvű könyvek > Angol nyelvű >
kiadó: Fourth Estate, 2010
cikkszám / ISBN: 9780007232444
kötés: fűzve
oldalszám: 653
könyv nyelve: angol
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