Manhattan BeachBook - 2017
From Library Staff
GreenwichLibraryTeens Jul 11, 2018
Compelling novel about a young heroine, Anna, who works at the Brooklyn Navy Yards during WWII and becomes one of the first woman divers, while dealing with her elusive gangster father & other colorful characters.
"Manhattan Beach is a beautifully crafted historical novel that captures life in New York City prior to and during World War II. Its powerful and independent heroine, Anna Kerrigan, is a pioneer as a diver in the Brooklyn Navy Yard during the war, while at the same time trying to unravel a p... Read More »
The long awaited new novel from the author of A Visit to the Goon Squad, 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 a... Read More »