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Jonathan Franzen

Author (born 17-Aug-1959)


Stephen J. Burn. Jonathan Franzen at the End of Postmodernism. Continuum. 2011. 176pp.

Jonathan Franzen. The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 2006. 195pp.

Jason S. Polley. Jane Smiley, Jonathan Franzen, Don DeLillo: Narratives of Everyday Justice. Peter Lang. 2011. 263pp.


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  5. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.70)

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