This 201 award-winning work of literary fiction has been celebrated by everyone from academics to Rolling Stone. But we look at it in light of its cultural expectations, from a “high brow” publisher, to its timidity about engaging with ethnically diverse characters.
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- A Visit From the Goon Squad
- Burn Collector
- The Loom of Ruin
- White Jazz
- American Tabloid
- The Cold Six Thousand
- A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan ? review
- “Goon Squad”: Jennifer Egan’s time-travel tour de force
- CS Note: Salon’s site is so full of ads and video overlays that I could barely read the article as it slowed my computer to a halt.
- HBO Sets Pulitzer Prize Winner ‘A Visit From The Goon Squad’ For Series Treatment
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- Cowart, D. (2015). Thirteen Ways of Looking: Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad. Critique, 56(3), 241-254.
- MOLING, M. (2016). “No Future”: Time, Punk Rock and Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad. Arizona Quarterly, 72(1), 51.
- “Water, Water Everywhere,” By: WHELDON, WYNN. Commentary. Nov2017, Vol. 144 Issue 4, p60-62. 3p.
- “Big Novelist: Jennifer Egan,” By: Heller, Nathan. Rolling Stone. 5/31/2012, Issue 1158, p66-67. 2p.
- Bookclub-in-a-Box Discusses A Visit From The Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan, By: Godfrey, Laura; Egan, Jennifer; Herbert, Marilyn; Bookclub-in-a-Box (Firm). [England] : Bookclub-In-A-Box. 2012. eBook., Database: eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)