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Award Winning Books by
JONATHAN FRANZEN

Purity by Jonathan Franzen
871 reviews (2015) (576p) (Amazon Top10Lit) (NYT100) (WP Top10) (Amazon Top100) (Amazon) (Booklist)
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A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom

Young Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt, that she's squatting with anarchists in Oakland, and that her relationship with her mother--her only family--is hazardous. But she doesn't have a clue wh...
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Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
1367 reviews (2010) (576p) (NBCCA) (NYTimes) (TIME) (LATimes) (Amazon) (ALA)
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Patty and Walter Berglund were the new pioneers of old St. Paul—the gentrifiers, the hands-on parents, the avant-garde of the Whole Foods generation. Patty was the ideal sort of neighbor, who could tell you where to recycle your batteries and how to get the local cops to actually do their job. She was an enviably perfect mother and the wife of Walter's dreams. Together with Walter&md...
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The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
1415 reviews (2001) (592p) (PP) (NBCCA) (NBA) (PF) (NYTimes) (LATimes) (TIME) (Amazon) (ALA)
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 Winner of the National Book Award

After almost fifty years as a wife and mother, Enid Lambert is ready to have some fun. Unfortunately, her husband, Alfred, is losing his sanity to Parkinson's disease, and their children have long since flown the family nest to the catastrophes of their own lives. The oldest, Gary, a once-stable portfolio manager and family man, is trying to convince...
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Jonathan Franzen Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 7  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 2  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 1 The Corrections ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 2 The Corrections · Freedom ·  
National Book Award Wins 1 The Corrections ·  
National Book Award Nominations 1 The Corrections ·  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 1 The Corrections ·  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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