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Manhattan Beach : a novel

Egan, Jennifer, author.,
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First Scribner hardcover edition.

"The long-awaited, daring, and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad. Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of Dexter Styles, a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. Anna works at the Brooklyn Naval Yard, where women are allowed to hold jobs that had always belonged to men. She becomes the first female diver, the most dangerous and exclusive of occupations, repairing the ships that will help America win the war. She is the sole provider for her mother, a farm girl who had a brief and glamorous career with the Ziegfeld Follies, and her lovely, severely disabled sister. At a nightclub, she chances to meet Dexter Styles again, and she begins to understand the complexity of her father's life, the reasons he might have vanished. Mesmerizing, hauntingly beautiful, with the pace and atmosphere of a noir thriller, Egan's first historical novel is a masterpiece, a deft, startling, intimate exploration of a transformative moment in the lives of women and men, America and the world. Manhattan Beach is a spectacular novel by one of the greatest writers of our time"--

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  • 2 of 13 copies available at OWWL.

Current holds

10 current holds with 13 total copies.
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Arcade Free Library FIC EGAN (Text)
Adult New Materials
52112300418456
Checked out
10/26/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Clifton Springs Library Fic Ega (Text)
Adult Fiction
52115300333393
Checked out
10/30/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Geneva Public Library EGAN (Text)
First Floor New Books
52118300870653
On holds shelf
-
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Macedon Public Library FIC EGA (Text)
Adult New Fiction
52121300591147
Checked out
10/31/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Naples Library FIC EGA (Text)
New Fiction
52124300314726
Checked out
11/04/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Palmyra Community Library EGA (Text)
Adult New Fiction
52127300358387
Available
-
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Sodus Community Library FIC EGA (Text)
Adult Fiction
52148300470048
Checked out
10/27/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Stevens Memorial Community Library - Attica EGAN (Text)
Fiction
52149100559378
Checked out
10/31/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Victor Farmington Library EGA (Text)
Adult New Materials
52128300809361
Checked out
11/05/2017
Wadsworth Library - Geneseo FIC EGA (Text)
Adult New Fiction
52150300433810
Checked out
10/28/2017
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
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