A Visit From the Goon SquadBook - 2011
Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs, confront their pasts in this story about how rebellion ages, influence corrupts, habits turn to addictions, lifelong friendships fluctuate and turn, and how art and music have the power to redeem.
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2011, c2010.
Edition: 1st Anchor Books ed.
Characteristics: 340 p. ; 21 cm.
From Library Staff
Egan's mold-breaking structure, which switches between different characters with each chapter, has become a favorite trick of modern novelists--but the book also captures something timeless: how aging can wreak havoc on connection.