Jonathan Franzen, author of The Corrections, comes with a bestseller that portraits the life of an American family from the end of the twentieth century and the beginning of Obama’s administration.

The book tells the story of the Berglund family in Saint Paul, Minnesotta, a middle class family.  Patty, the wife, a homemaker, Walter, her husband, a lawyer with enviromentalist tendencies, and their children, Jessica and Joey.

It shows their lives and ups and downs of a typical American family, with things like the environment, politics, adolescence, marriage, child rearing, infidelity and romantic yearnings.

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