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The Corrections
Jonathan Franzen

From the author of ‘Freedom’, a richly realistic and darkly hilarious masterpiece about a family breakdown in an age of easy fixes.

After fifty years as a wife and mother, Enid Lambert is ready to have some fun. Unfortunately her husband, Alfred, is losing his sanity, and their children have long since fled for the catastrophes of their own lives. As Alfred’s condition worsens and the Lamberts are forced to face their secrets and failures, Enid sets her heart on one last family

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Freedom
Jonathan Franzen

Patty and Walter Berglund were the new pioneers of old St. Paul— the gentrifiers, the hands-on parents, the avant-garde of the Whole Foods generation. Patty was the ideal sort of neighbour who could tell you where to recycle your batteries and how to get the local cops to actually do their job. She was an enviably perfect mother and the wife of Walter’ s dreams. Together with Walter— environmental lawyer, commuter cyclist, total family man— she was doing her

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Farther Away: Essays
Jonathan Franzen

Jonathan Franzen’ s bestseller Freedom was the most-discussed novel of 2010, an ambitious and searching engagement with life in America in the 21st century. The New York Times Book Review proclaimed it “ a masterpiece of American fiction.” Now a new collection of Franzen’ s non-fiction brings fresh evidence of that moral intelligence, confirming his status not only as a great American novelist but also as a keen observer, social critic and

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