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The Corrections
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RRP : $19.99
ISBN: 9780007232444
Format: Paperback
Published: Monday, September 17, 2007
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The winner of the National Book Award, the New York Times No.1 Bestseller and the worldwide literary sensation, ‘The Corrections' has established itself as a truly great American novel. The Lamberts Enid and Alfred and their three grown-up children are a troubled family living in a troubled age. Alfred is ill and as his condition worsens the whole family must face the failures, secrets and long-buried hurts that haunt them if they are to make the corrections that each desperately needs.Stretching from the Midwest in the mid-century to Wall Street and Eastern Europe in the age of globalised greed, The Corrections brings an old-time America of freight trains and civic duty into wild collision with the era of home surveillance, hands-off parenting, do-it-yourself mental healthcare, and New Economy millionaires. It confirms Jonathan Franzen's position as one of the most brilliant interpreters of American society and the American soul currently at work.
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