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Fourth Estate, 2011 - City and town life - 597 pages
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The idyllic lives of civic-minded environmentalists Patty and Walter Berglund come into question when their son moves in with aggressive Republican neighbors, green lawyer Walter takes a job in the coal industry, and go-getter Patty becomes increasingly unstable and enraged.

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Review: Freedom

User Review  - Tabasco - Goodreads

Let's talk for a second about Ego. I think this is the perfect place to do that. First of all, because Ego is a thing that we avid readers and writers are very generously gifted with. Second, because ... Read full review

Review: Freedom

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

This book hoovers you into its world from the first page and before you know what's what you've missed your bus stop and you are into it. But there are problems. Yes. I will tell you about some of ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Jonathan Franzen is the author of three novels, The Twenty-Seventh City (1988), Strong Motion (1992), and The Corrections (2001); a collection of nonfiction, How to Be Alone (2002); and The Discomfort Zone (2006), a memoir.

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