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A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 9781476737546
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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 : 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

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.

What Is The What

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 0307390365
Genre : Fiction
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New York Times Notable Book New York Times Bestseller What Is the What is the epic novel based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng who, along with thousands of other children —the so-called Lost Boys—was forced to leave his village in Sudan at the age of seven and trek hundreds of miles by foot, pursued by militias, government bombers, and wild animals, crossing the deserts of three countries to find freedom. When he finally is resettled in the United States, he finds a life full of promise, but also heartache and myriad new challenges. Moving, suspenseful, and unexpectedly funny, What Is the What is an astonishing novel that illuminates the lives of millions through one extraordinary man.

Zeitoun

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 9780141945361
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In August, 2005, as Hurricane Katrina blew in, the city of New Orleans had been abandoned by most citizens. But resident Abdulrahman Zeitoun, though his wife and family had gone, refused to leave. For days he traversed an apocalyptic landscape of flooded streets by canoe. He protected neighbours' properties, fed trapped dogs and rescued survivors. But eventually he came to the attention of those 'guarding' this drowned city. Only then did Zeitoun's nightmare really begin. Zeitoun is the powerful, ultimately uplifting true story of one man's courage when confronted with an awesome force of nature followed by more troubling human oppression.

You Shall Know Our Velocity

Author : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 9780241958520
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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 ...

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