A Visit from the Goon Squad
  • Author : Jennifer Egan
  • Release Date : 13 August 2022
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 273
  • ISBN 13 : 9780307477477
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Book Description: Working side-by-side for a record label, former punk rocker Bennie Salazar and the passionate Sasha hide illicit secrets from one another while interacting with a motley assortment of equally troubled people from 1970s San Francisco to the post-war future.

A Visit from the Goon Squad

A Visit from the Goon Squad

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Publisher : Anchor
Genre : Fiction
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