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A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers

Label
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
Title
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
Statement of responsibility
by Dave Eggers
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
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
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
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2001.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2000.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155498
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eggers, Dave
Credits note
Contains additional work, with added t.p.: Mistakes we knew we were making
Dewey number
  • 973.92/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.E37
LC item number
A3 2001
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eggers, Dave
  • Parents
  • Brothers
  • Coming of age
Target audience
adult
Label
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Addendum bound upside down
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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvii, 437, 48 p.
Isbn
9781417632244
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
00043832
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm44905027
  • (OCoLC)44905027
  • 220755
Label
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers
Publication
Note
Addendum bound upside down
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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvii, 437, 48 p.
Isbn
9781417632244
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
00043832
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm44905027
  • (OCoLC)44905027
  • 220755

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