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Manhattan Beach: a novel

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Grouped Work ID237ee339-0fbb-730b-f92f-2f4b79199324
Grouping Titlemanhattan beach
Grouping Authorjennifer egan
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-10-16 05:26:28AM
Last Indexed2021-10-16 05:42:35AM
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display_descriptionManhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of Dexter Styles, a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. Anna works at the Brooklyn Naval Yard, where women are allowed to hold jobs that had always belonged to men. She becomes the first female diver, the most dangerous and exclusive of occupations, repairing the ships that will help America win the war. She is the sole provider for her mother, a farm girl who had a brief and glamorous career with the Ziegfeld Follies, and her lovely, severely disabled sister. At a nightclub, she chances to meet Dexter Styles again, and she begins to understand the complexity of her father's life, the reasons he might have vanished"--
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subject_facetDomestic fiction
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Fathers -- Death -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Large type books
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Fiction
Young women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction
title_displayManhattan Beach : a novel
title_fullManhattan Beach / Jennifer Egan
Manhattan Beach : a novel / Jennifer Egan
Manhattan Beach A Novel
title_shortManhattan Beach
title_suba novel
Historical Fiction
Large type books
World War, 1939-1945
Young women