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Joanna Rakoff

3.54 of 5 Votes: 5
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My Salinger Year (2014)
3.66 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Breezy chick-memoir. A middle-class college graduate gets a first job in her native New York City, at a firm representing the famous recluse J.D. Salinger. The New York literary agency scene of the early 90s is lively; Salinger "mania" is explored well; Joanna's attempts to fi...
A Fortunate Age (2009)
3.02 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I picked up this book at a thrift shop -- the back synopsis made it sound all sorts of interesting so I figured I'd give it a try. The author has a great style, and an amazing way with rooting a strong sense of time. I'm not exactly of the generation that this group is from, but ...
Le Plus Bel âge (French Edition) (2000)
3.02 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I really enjoyed this book. Although I am several years older than the characters, I also went to Oberlin College and lived in NYC in the 90's (early 90's). This book really captured the vibe of the time, but I just missed the whole Williamsburg, beginning of IT, 9/11 scenarios...
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