The Family Markowitz

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Aug 22, 2005 - Fiction - 280 pages
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The Markowitz family made their first appearance several years ago in the pages of The New Yorker, to the delight of thousands of readers. Through weddings, death, academic conferences, even dreams, Allegra Goodman creates a uniquely humorous, telling, and familial world of conflict, confusion, and love that many readers--regardless of their background--will recognize and deeply enjoy.

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Great insights into family relationships - Goodreads
The plot, as it was, was uninteresting. - Goodreads
It's just a pleasure to read this author's prose. - Goodreads
Otherwise - characterization is okay, style is fine. - Goodreads
Goodman is a very strong writer and there we - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jessica Leight - Goodreads

I love Allegra Goodman, and while this quiet set of interlinked short stories isn't as lively or engaging as some of her other books - particularly my favorite, The Cookbook Collector - it was well ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

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About the author (2005)

Allegra Goodman's work has appeared in The New Yorker, Allure, Commentary, and Slate. She is the recipient of a Whiting Award and the Salon magazine award for fiction. She lives with her family in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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