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Crossroads

By turns funny and terrifying, Jonathan Franzen’s latest novel of suburban family life does not disappoint.

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Review of ‘Crossroads’

Jonathan Franzen, one of our best chroniclers of suburban family life (The Corrections, Freedom), does not disappoint with his terrific new novel, Crossroads.

The story opens just before Christmas 1971 and centers on the Hildebrandt family, who live in the “Crappier Parsonage” in New Prospect, a suburb of Chicago. The head of the…

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