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Jennifer Egan
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Jennifer Egan is the author of The Keep, Look at Me, The Invisible Circus, and the story collection Emerald City. Her stories have been published in The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, GQ, Zoetrope, All-Story, and Ploughshares, and her nonfiction appears frequently in The New York Times Magazine. She lives with her husband and sons in Brooklyn.

Jennifer Egan is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (http://www.rhspeakers.com).

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Emerald City

Written by Jennifer Egan


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $14.00

These eleven masterful stories – the first collection from acclaimed author Jennifer Egan – deal with loneliness and longing, regret and desire. Egan’s characters – models and housewives, bankers and schoolgirls – are united by their search for something outside their own realm of experience. They set out from locations as... Read more >
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Emerald City

Written by Jennifer Egan


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $9.99

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The Invisible Circus

Written by Jennifer Egan


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $15.95

In Jennifer Egan’s highly acclaimed first novel, set in 1978, the political drama and familial tensions of the 1960s form a backdrop for the world of Phoebe O’Connor, age eighteen. Phoebe is obsessed with the memory and death of her sister Faith, a beautiful idealistic hippie who died in Italy in... Read more >
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The Invisible Circus

Written by Jennifer Egan


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Keep

Written by Jennifer Egan


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 10, 2007
Price: $15.95

Award-winning author Jennifer Egan brilliantly conjures a world from which escape is impossible and where the keep –the tower, the last stand –is both everything worth protecting and the very thing that must be surrendered in order to survive.

Two cousins, irreversibly damaged by a childhood prank, reunite twenty years later... Read more >
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Look at Me
A Novel
Written by Jennifer Egan


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $15.95

At the start of this edgy and ambitiously multilayered novel, a fashion model named Charlotte Swenson emerges from a car accident in her Illinois hometown with her face so badly shattered that it takes eighty titanium screws to reassemble it. She returns to New York still beautiful but oddly unrecognizable, a... Read more >
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Look at Me
A Novel
Written by Jennifer Egan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 23, 2009
Price: $11.99

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The Keep

Written by Jennifer Egan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 10, 2007
Price: $11.99

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A Visit from the Goon Squad

Written by Jennifer Egan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $11.99

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A Visit from the Goon Squad

Written by Jennifer Egan


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $15.95

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
National Book Critics Circle Award Winner

One of the Best Books of the Year: Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, The Miami Herald, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Newsday, NPR's On Point, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, Slate, Time, The Washington Post, and Village Voice

Bennie is an aging former punk rocker and... Read more >
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A Visit from the Goon Squad

Written by Jennifer Egan


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $26.95

Jennifer Egan’s spellbinding interlocking narratives circle 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... Read more >
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