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Egan, Jennifer. A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD. New York City, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 275 pages. Fine/Fine.

The author's fourth novel. Now considered a contemporary classic. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only that sold out shortly after publication. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Jennifer Egan's "A Visit From The Goon Squad". Beautifully written, her deservedly award-winning, and finest, novel thus far. "Egan's overarching concerns are about how rebellion ages, influence corrupts, habits turn into addictions, and lifelong friendships fluctuate and turn. Or as one character asks, 'How did I go from being a rock star to being a fat fuck no one cares about? ' Egan answers the question elegantly as this powerful novel chronicles how and why we change even as the song stays the same" (Publisher's blurb). An absolute "must-have" title for Jennifer Egan collectors. This copy is very boldly and beautifully signed in blue ink-pen on the title page by the author: "5/4/19 Jennifer Egan". It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. Her signature virtually fills up the page. Laid-in is a pristine copy of the 2019 Chicago Humanities Festival Souvenir Program during which event her signature was obtained. This title is a contemporary classic. This is one of few such signed and dated copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. It is one of the most beautiful signed copies we have ever obtained. Please note: Copies available online have serious flaws, are in multiple subsequent printings, or are remainder-marked. This is surely an accessible and lovely alternative. A rare signed copy thus. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 2011 for "A Visit From The Goon Squad". One of the most brilliant American writers of our time. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER JENNIFER EGAN TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0307592839. $150.00

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