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Family and friends
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Published:
New York : Pantheon Books, 1985.
Physical Desc:
187 pages ; 22 cm.
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FICTION Brookner
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In an ambitious departure from her usual form, Anita Brookner expands her canvas in Family and Friends to create a richly textured novel about the life of a wealthy Jewish family in London, focusing on the generation that came to maturity between the two World Wars. 

Presiding over the Dorn household is the formidable Sofka, an elegant and circumspect widow who watches as her four children find their way into adulthood. Frederick, the sybaritic eldest son, escapes to the comforts of the Riviera while stern, dutiful Alfred runs the family business and burns with unrealized longings; Betty—pleasure-loving, vain, and selfish—makes her ambitious way from Paris to Hollywood, leaving her dreamy, passive sister Mimi to languish at home. A brilliant social novel of lost innocence and the complex nature of family bonds, Family and Friends meticulously portrays the emotional cost of everyday life.
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0394546164
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APA Citation (style guide)

Brookner, A. (1985). Family and friends. New York: Pantheon Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Brookner, Anita. 1985. Family and Friends. New York: Pantheon Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Brookner, Anita, Family and Friends. New York: Pantheon Books, 1985.

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Brookner, Anita. Family and Friends. New York: Pantheon Books, 1985. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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