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A heartbreaking work of staggering genius / by Dave Eggers.

Eggers, Dave. (Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0375725784
  • ISBN: 9780375725784
  • ISBN: 9781435236691
  • ISBN: 1435236696
  • Physical Description: xlv, 437 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Vintage books edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2001.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First Vintage Books Edition: February 2001"--Title page verso.
"Originally published in hardcover in slightly different form in the United States by Simon & Schuster, New York, 2000"--Title page verso.
This edition does not contain additional work, with added title page: Mistakes we knew we were making, addendum bound upside down.
"Pulitzer Prize Finalist"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
Rules and Suggestions for Enjoyment of This Book -- Preface to This Edition -- Acknowledgments -- 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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Eggers, Dave.
Eggers, Dave.
Parents > Death > Psychological aspects.
Brothers > Biography.
Coming of age.
Parents > Death > Psychological aspects.
Genre: Biography.
Miscellaneous fiction.