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Purity

(2015)
A novel by

 
A magnum opus for our morally complex times, from The New York Times Bestselling author of Freedom

Young Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt, that she's squatting with anarchists in Oakland, and that her relationship with her mother - her only family - is hazardous. But she doesn't have a clue who her father is, why her mother chose to live as a recluse with an invented name, or how she'll ever have a normal life. It takes a seemingly chance encounter with two visitors from Germany to send Pip - and the reader - on a journey of discovery that ranges from Stasi-era East Berlin to a rainforest in Bolivia; and from the ancient war between the sexes to the present-day bewilderments of the Internet. Purity is a grand story of youthful idealism, extreme fidelity, and murder - the most daring and penetrating book yet by one of the major writers of our time.

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Hardback Editions

November 2016 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 0-00-823005-6 / 978-0-00-823005-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2015 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Purity (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series)
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 1-4104-8290-1 / 978-1-4104-8290-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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September 2015 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 0-00-753276-8 / 978-0-00-753276-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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September 2015 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 0-385-68151-8 / 978-0-385-68151-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bond Street Books
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September 2015 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 0-00-816247-6 / 978-0-00-816247-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2015 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Purity: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 0-374-23921-5 / 978-0-374-23921-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Paperback Editions

September 2016 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 1-4328-3745-1 / 978-1-4328-3745-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Large Print Press
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August 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Purity (Pb a Om)
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 0-00-819251-0 / 978-0-00-819251-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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August 2016 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 0-385-68153-4 / 978-0-385-68153-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor Canada
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August 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 0-00-753278-4 / 978-0-00-753278-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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August 2016 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Purity: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 1-250-09710-X / 978-1-250-09710-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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August 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 1-250-11618-X / 978-1-250-11618-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador Paper
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September 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 0-00-753277-6 / 978-0-00-753277-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

September 2015 : UK Audio CD
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 0-00-815455-4 / 978-0-00-815455-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2015 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Purity: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 1-4272-6219-5 / 978-1-4272-6219-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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September 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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September 2015 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Purity: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

September 2015 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
Publisher: Bond Street Books
Availability: Amazon CA   

September 2015 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Purity
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2015 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Purity: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Availability: Amazon   


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