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Manhattan Beach / Jennifer Egan.

By: Egan, Jennifer [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Thorndike Press large print basic series: Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2017Copyright date: �2017Edition: Large print edition.Description: 665 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781432843410; 1432843419.Subject(s): World War (1939-1945) | Young women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Fiction | Large type books | FICTION -- Literary | FICTION -- Historical | FICTION -- General | Large type books | Young women | New York (State) -- New York | United States | Young women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Fiction | Large type books | 1939-1945Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction) | Domestic fiction. | Fiction. | Historical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Domestic fiction. | Historical fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction) | Thrillers (Fiction)DDC classification: 813/.54 Other classification: FIC019000 | FIC014000 | FIC000000 Summary: Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of Dexter Styles, a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. Anna works at the Brooklyn Naval Yard, where women are allowed to hold jobs that had always belonged to men. She becomes the first female diver, the most dangerous and exclusive of occupations, repairing the ships that will help America win the war. She is the sole provider for her mother, a farm girl who had a brief and glamorous career with the Ziegfeld Follies, and her lovely, severely disabled sister. At a nightclub, she chances to meet Dexter Styles again, and she begins to understand the complexity of her father's life, the reasons he might have vanished.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 657-662).

Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of Dexter Styles, a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. Anna works at the Brooklyn Naval Yard, where women are allowed to hold jobs that had always belonged to men. She becomes the first female diver, the most dangerous and exclusive of occupations, repairing the ships that will help America win the war. She is the sole provider for her mother, a farm girl who had a brief and glamorous career with the Ziegfeld Follies, and her lovely, severely disabled sister. At a nightclub, she chances to meet Dexter Styles again, and she begins to understand the complexity of her father's life, the reasons he might have vanished.

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