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Jonathan FranzenJonathan Franzen was born August 17, 1959 in Western Springs, Illinois. He graduated from Swarthmore College with a degree in German in 1981. As part of his undergraduate education, he studied abroad in Germany during the 1979-80 academic year with Wayne State University's Junior Year in Munich program. He also studied on a Fulbright Scholarship at Freie UniversitŠt Berlin in Berlin in 1981-82.

Franzen sold his first novel, The Twenty-Seventh City, in 1987. You can find Jonathan Franzen signed books below this author biography. He speaks fluent German and spends his time between New York City and Santa Cruz, California.

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His website: www.jonathanfranzen.com
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Crossroads
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Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen

Purity
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Purity by Jonathan Franzen

Freedom
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Purity | Franzen, Jonathan | First Edition Book Franzen, Jonathan | Purity | First Edition Copy

Hardcover Book September 2015 NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux      First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Corrections, The | Franzen, Jonathan | First Edition Trade Paper Book Franzen, Jonathan | Corrections, The | First Edition Trade Paper Book

First Edition Trade Paper Book. 2001 NY: Picador First Trade Paperback edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps.

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Author Signed Hardcover Book September 2015 NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux      First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Franzen, Jonathan | Crossroads | Signed First UK Edition Book Franzen, Jonathan | Crossroads | Signed First UK Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. October 2021 LON: 4th Estate  First UK edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Author Signed Hardcover Book. October 2021 NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jonathan Franzen Bibliography

Novels
  • The Twenty-Seventh City - 1988
  • Strong Motion - 1992
  • The Corrections - 2001
  • Freedom - 2010
  • Purity - 2015
  • Crossroads - 2021
Non-Fiction
  1. How to Be Alone - 2002
  2. The Discomfort Zone - 2006
  3. Farther Away - 2012
Jonathan Franzen Awards
  • 1988 Whiting Writers' Award
  • 1996 Guggenheim Fellowship
  • 2000 Berlin Prize (American Academy in Berlin)
  • 2001 National Book Award (Fiction) for The Corrections
  • 2001 Salon Book Award (Fiction) for The Corrections
  • 2002 James Tait Black Memorial Prize winner (Fiction) for The Corrections
  • 2010 Salon Book Award (Fiction) for Freedom
  • 2010 Galaxy National Book Awards, International Author of the Year, Freedom
  • 2012 Carlos Fuentes Medal (Inaugural award)
  • 2013 Welt-Literaturpreis
  • 2015 Budapest Grand Prize

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