A Visit From the Goon SquadBook - 2010 | First edition
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multcolib_lauralw Jun 30, 2020
"Tale is told through vignettes, jumps back and forth in time and at one point, uses PowerPoint slides to tell the story." -- Provided by My Librarian Alison.
multcolib_hollywood Jan 17, 2013
Beautifully written with a well-crafted plot and interesting character studies.
multcolib_recommends4 Jun 25, 2013
The story of intersecting lives told in a non-linear narrative. Their interpersonal struggles lead them through personal despair, redemption, and ultimately to a place of understanding about the world around them.
The goon in the title is time, and the main theme of this book is how time changes us, turns us into someone we wouldn't have recognized when we were young. This could be a real bummer of a theme, too, but the book is so smart, engaging and intricately plotted that the theme just kind of washed o... Read More »
multcolib_recommends2 Aug 25, 2014
Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The interlinked stories in this book all revolve around a group of friends and episodes in their lives from their adolescence in the 1980s up through the present day and on into the future. Themes of music, youth, and getting old run through it. Like... Read More »
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