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Purity

Jonathan Franzen

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A young woman unravels the mystery of her birth and learns about love and forgiveness in Purity, a coming of age saga that also takes a hard look at 21st century investigative journalism and the cult of personality.

At 23, Purity ‘Pip’ Tyler is working in phone sales and struggling to pay back $130,000 in student loans. She has few friends and often tangles with her overbearing and overwrought mom, Penelope...

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PREVIEW

A young woman unravels the mystery of her birth and learns about love and forgiveness in Purity, a coming of age saga that also takes a hard look at 21st century investigative journalism and the cult of personality.

At 23, Purity ‘Pip’ Tyler is working in phone sales and struggling to pay back $130,000 in student loans. She has few friends and often tangles with her overbearing and overwrought mom, Penelope...