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A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 9781476737546
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Exhilarating….Profoundly moving, occasionally angry, and often hilarious….A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is, finally, a finite book of jest, which is why it succeeds so brilliantly" (The New York Times Book Review). A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is the moving 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 heartfelt story of the love that holds a family together.

A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 1417632240
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The moving 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.

A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 0330456717
Genre : Families
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âe~Heartbreaking? Certainly. Staggering? Yes, Iâe(tm)d say so. And if genius is capturing the universal in a fresh and memorable way, call it that tooâe(tm) Anthony Quinn, Sunday Times âe~Is this how all orphans would speak âe" âeoeI am at once pitiful and monstrous, I knowâe âe" if they had Dave Eggersâe(tm)s prodigious linguistic gifts? For he does write wonderfully, and this is an extremely impressive debutâe(tm) John Banville, Irish Times âe~A virtuosic piece of writing, a big, daring, manic-depressive stew of a book that noisily announces the debut of a talented âe" yes, staggeringly talented âe" new writerâe(tm) âe" Michiko Kakutani, New York Times âe~Exhilarating . . . Profoundly moving, occasionally angry and often hilarious . . . A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is, finally, a finite book of jest, which is why it succeeds so brilliantlyâe(tm) âe" New York Times Book Review âe~What is really shocking and exciting is the bookâe(tm)s sheer rage. AHWOSG is truly ferocious, like any work of genius. Eggers âe" self-reliant, transcendent, expansive âe" is Emersonâe(tm)s ideal Young American. [The book] does itself justice: it is a settling of accounts. And it is almost too good to be believedâe(tm) âe" London Review of Books âe~A hilarious book . . . In it, literary gamesmanship and self-consciousness are trained on lifeâe(tm)s most unendurable experience, used to examine a memory too scorching to stare at, as one views an eclipse by projecting sunlight onto paper through a pinholeâe(tm) âe" Time âe~Eggers evokes the terrible beauty of youth like a young Bob Dylan, frothing with furious anger . . . He takes us close, shows us as much as he can bear . . . His book is a comic and moving witness that transcends and transgresses formal boundariesâe(tm) âe" Washington Post

A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 0330484559
Genre : Brothers
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Som 22-årig står forfatteren med ansvaret for sin 8-årige lillebror. Med baggrund i 1980'ernes San Francisco får han skabt et kreativt, næsten trygt miljø for dem begge

Zeitoun

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 9783125798847
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You Shall Know Our Velocity

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 9780241958520
Genre : Fiction
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Will and Hand are burdened by $38,000 and the memory of their friend Jack. Taking a week out of their lives, they decide to travel around the world to give the money away. They can't really say why they're doing it, just that it needs to be done. Perhaps it's something to do with Jack's death - perhaps they'll find the reason later. But as their plans are frustrated, twisted and altered at every step and the natives prove far from grateful to their benefactors, Will and Hand find that the world is an infinitely bigger, more surreal and exhilarating place than they ever realised. In fact, it's somewhere to get lost in ...

A Hologram For The King

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 9781938073311
Genre : Fiction
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In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman named Alan Clay pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter's college tuition, and finally do something great. In A Hologram for the King, Dave Eggers takes us around the world to show how one man fights to hold himself and his splintering family together.

What Is The What

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 9780141917412
Genre : Fiction
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What is the What is Dave Eggers's astonishing novel about one of the world's most brutal civil wars Valentino Achak Deng is just a boy when conflict separates him from his family and forces him to leave his small Sudanese village, joining thousands of other orphans on their long, long walk to Ethiopia, where they find safety - for a time. Along the way Valentino encounters enemy soldiers, liberation rebels and deadly militias, hyenas and lions, disease and starvation. But there are experiences ahead that will test his spirit in even greater ways than these . . . Truly epic in scope, and told with expansive humanity, deep compassion and unexpected humour, What is the What is an eye-opening account of life amid the madness of war and an unforgettable tale of tragedy and triumph. 'If there was ever any doubt that Dave Eggers is one of our most important storytellers, What Is the What should put it to rest... [A] strange, beautiful and unforgettable work' San Francisco Chronicle 'A remarkable book: harrowing, witty, wretched, delightful; and always compelling, always surprising' London Review of Books All of the author's proceeds from this book will go to the Valentino Achak Deng Foundation. Read more at: www.valentinoachakdeng.com.

The Circle

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 9780385351409
Genre : Fiction
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Now a Major Motion Picture starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks. A bestselling dystopian novel that tackles surveillance, privacy and the frightening intrusions of technology in our lives. When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users’ personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. As Mae tours the open-plan office spaces, the towering glass dining facilities, the cozy dorms for those who spend nights at work, she is thrilled with the company’s modernity and activity. There are parties that last through the night, there are famous musicians playing on the lawn, there are athletic activities and clubs and brunches, and even an aquarium of rare fish retrieved from the Marianas Trench by the CEO. Mae can’t believe her luck, her great fortune to work for the most influential company in the world—even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public. What begins as the captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge.

Can Cula

Author : Norma Elia Cantú
ISBN : 0826318282
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this fictionalized memoir of Laredo, Texas, canícula represents a time between childhood and a yet unknown adulthood.

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