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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jennifer Egan  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: 1962 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Egan was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jennifer Egan was born in Chicago and raised in San Francisco. In addition to her books, she is a prolific author of short stories and non-fiction articles. Egan currently resides in New York.

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Titles At Your Library


-- '''''Look At Me''''' *Finalist, National Book Award '''''Manhattan Beach''''' *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, 2017 *Starred Review, Kirkus, 2017 *Starred Review, Booklist, 2017 *Starred Review, Library Journal, 2017 *Best Book of October, Amazon, 2017 *Long List, National Book Award for Fiction, 2017