A Visit from the Goon Squad

Version: Unabridged
Author: Jennifer Egan
Narrator: Roxana Ortega
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Literature
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks
Published In: June 2010
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 10 hours, 5 minutes
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Overview

Bennie Salazar, an aging punk rocker and record executive, and the beautiful Sasha, the troubled young woman he employs, never discover each other's pasts, but the reader does, in intimate detail, along with the secret lives of a host of other people whose paths intersect with theirs in the course of nearly fifty years. "A Visit from the Goon Squad" is about time, about survival, about our private terrors, and what happens when we fail to rebound.

Author Details

Author Details

Egan, Jennifer

Jennifer Egan is the author of "The Invisible Circus" and the story collection "Emerald City," Her stories have been published in such magazines as "The New Yorker, Harper's, GQ, Zoetrope," and "Ploughshares," and her nonfiction appears frequently in "The New York Times Magazine," Egan lives with her husband and son in Brooklyn.
For further information about Jennifer Egan, visit her Web site at www.jenniferegan.com.