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Crossroads

A Novel

Crossroads( )
Author: Franzen, Jonathan
ISBN:978-1-250-85870-2
Publication Date:Oct 2022
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

Jonathan Franzen's gift for wedding depth and vividness of character with breadth of social vision has never been more dazzlingly evident than in Crossroads It's December 23, 1971, and heavy weather is forecast for Chicago. Russ Hildebrandt, the associate pastor of a liberal suburban church, is on the brink of breaking free of a marriage he finds joyless--unless his wife, Marion, who has her own secret life, beats him to it. Their eldest child, Clem, is...
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Book Details
Pages:592
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Literary
Fiction / City Life
Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.35 x 8.2 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:0.95 Pounds
Author Biography
Franzen, Jonathan (Author)
Jonathan Franzen was born in Western Springs, Illinois on August 17, 1959. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 1981, and went on to study at the Freie University in Berlin as a Fulbright scholar. He worked in a seismology lab at Harvard University's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences after graduation.

His works include The Twenty-Seventh City (1988), Strong Motion (1992), How to Be Alone (2002), and The Discomfort Zone (2006). The Corrections (2001) won a National Book Award and the 2002 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. Freedom (2010) is an Oprah Book Club selection. He also won a Whiting Writers' Award in 1988 and the American Academy's Berlin Prize in 2000. He is also a frequent contributor to Harper's and The New Yorker. In 2015 his title Purity made The New Yort Times and New Zealand Best Seller List.

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