The Resource A visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

A visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

Label
A visit from the Goon Squad
Title
A visit from the Goon Squad
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Egan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs, confront their pasts in this story about how rebellion ages, influence corrupts, habits turn to addictions, lifelong friendships fluctuate and turn, and how art and music have the power to redeem
Summary
Working side-by-side for a record label, former punk rocker Bennie Salazar and the passionate Sasha hide illicit secrets from one another while interacting with a motley assortment of equally troubled people from 1970s San Francisco to the post-war future
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2011.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 2010.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2011.
Awards note
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2010.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348809
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Egan, Jennifer
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Punk rock musicians
  • Sound recording executives and producers
  • Older men
  • Young women
  • Musicians
  • Sound recording industry
  • Elderly men
  • Young women
  • Psychological fiction
  • Older men
  • Psychological fiction
  • Punk rock musicians
  • Sound recording executives and producers
  • Young women
Target audience
adult
Label
A visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Found objects -- The gold cure -- Ask me if I care -- Safari -- You (plural) -- X's and O's -- A to B -- Selling the general -- Forty-minute lunch : Kitty Jackson opens up about love, fame, and Nixon! -- Out of body -- Good-by, my love -- Great rock and roll pauses -- Pure language
Control code
ocn671703729
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780307477477
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)671703729
Label
A visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Found objects -- The gold cure -- Ask me if I care -- Safari -- You (plural) -- X's and O's -- A to B -- Selling the general -- Forty-minute lunch : Kitty Jackson opens up about love, fame, and Nixon! -- Out of body -- Good-by, my love -- Great rock and roll pauses -- Pure language
Control code
ocn671703729
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780307477477
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)671703729

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