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A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers

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A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
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A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
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by Dave Eggers
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Language
eng
Summary
A memoir of a college senior who, in the space of five weeks, loses both of his parents to cancer and inherits his eight-year-old brother. Here is an exhilarating debut that manages to be simultaneously hilarious and wildly inventive as well as a deeply hearfelt story of the love that holds a family together
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Title
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
Creator
Summary
A respected magazine editor and founder, a onetime spokesman for Generation X, offers a satiric, eloquent, and thoroughly tradition shattering memoir that discusses deaths of his parents from cancer, his raising of his younger brother, and more
Subject
Genre
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2001.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2000.
Biography type
autobiography
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155498
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.92/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.E37
LC item number
A3 2001
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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by Dave Eggers
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers
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A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers
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Publication
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Addendum bound upside down
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Contents
Incomplete guide to symbols and metaphors -- Through the small tall bathroom window, etc. -- Please look, can you see us, etc. -- Enemies list, etc. -- Oh I could be going out, sure -- Outside its blue-black-getting darker, etc. -- When we hear the news at First -- Fuck it. Stupid show, etc. -- We can't do anything about the excrement -- Robert Urich says no. We were so close -- Of course it's cold -- Black Sands Beach is
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
xvii, 437, 48 p.
Isbn
9780375725784
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00043832
Note
cat13rev,cat64rev
System control number
  • ocm44905027
  • (OCoLC)44905027
  • 386479

Library Locations

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