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A heartbreaking work of staggering genius

Author: Dave Eggers
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Miscellaneous fiction
Biography
Named Person: Dave Eggers
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Eggers
ISBN: 0375725784 9780375725784 9781417632244 1417632240
OCLC Number: 44905027
Notes: Addendum bound upside down.
Credits: Contains additional work, with added t.p.: Mistakes we knew we were making.
Description: xvii, 437, 48 pages ; 21 cm
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.
Responsibility: by Dave Eggers.
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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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