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The Invisible Circus

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The Invisible Circus

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In Jennifer Egan's highly acclaimed first novel, the political drama and familial tensions of the 1960s form a backdrop for the world of eighteen-year-old Phoebe O'Connor.
Phoebe is obsessed with the memory and death of her sister Faith, a beautiful idealistic hippie who died in Italy in 1970. In order to find out the truth about Faith's life and death, Phoebe retraces her steps from San Francisco across Europe—a quest that yields both complex and disturbing revelations about family, love, and Faith's lost generation.

In Jennifer Egan's highly acclaimed first novel, the political drama and familial tensions of the 1960s form a backdrop for the world of eighteen-year-old Phoebe O'Connor.
Phoebe is obsessed with the memory and death of her sister Faith, a beautiful idealistic hippie who died in Italy in 1970. In order to find out the truth about Faith's life and death, Phoebe retraces her steps from San Francisco across Europe—a quest that yields both complex and disturbing revelations about family, love, and Faith's lost generation.

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  • Jennifer Egan is the author of The Keep, Look at Me, The Invisible Circus, and the story collection Emerald City. Her stories have been published in the New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, GQ, Zoetrope, All-Story,and Ploughshares, and her nonfiction frequently appears in New York Times Magazine. She lives with her husband and sons in Brooklyn.

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