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Rakoff, Joanna Smith

Summary: Like The Group, Mary McCarthy's classic tale about coming of age in New York, Joanna Smith Rakoff 's richly drawn and immensely satisfying first novel details the lives of a group of Oberlin graduates whose ambitions and friendships threaten to unravel as they chase their dreams, shed their youth, and build their lives in Brooklyn during the late 1990s and the turn of the twenty-first century....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Smith Rakoff, Joanna

Summary: "At twenty-three, after leaving graduate school to pursue her dreams of becoming a poet, Joanna Rakoff moves to New York City and takes a job as assistant to the storied literary agent for J. D. Salinger. She spends her days in a plush, wood-paneled office, where Dictaphones and typewriters still reign and old-time agents doze at their desks after martini lunches. At night she goes home to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RAKOFF, JOANNA RAK

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Rakoff 2014