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A hologram for the king : a novel

Auteur : Dave Eggers
Éditeur : San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, [2012] ©2012
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Fiction : EnglishVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter's college tuition, and finally do something great. In this novel the author takes us around the world to show how one man fights to hold himself and his splintering family together in the face of the global economy's gale-force winds.
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Genre/forme : Psychological fiction
Fiction
Allegories
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Dave Eggers
ISBN : 9781936365746 193636574X
Numéro OCLC : 793580554
Récompenses : National Book Award Finalist for Fiction, 2012
Description : 312 pages ; 23 cm
Responsabilité : Dave Eggers.

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In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter's college tuition, and finally do something great. In this novel the author takes us around the world to show how one man fights to hold himself and his splintering family together in the face of the global economy's gale-force winds.

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A National Book Award Finalist, A Northern California Book Award Finalist One of the "New York Times Book Review"'s "Top Ten Books of 2012" "Mr. Eggers uses a new, pared down, Hemingwayesque voice to Lire la suite...

 
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A lesser jewel in Eggers' crown

de kmcdouall (Utilisateur de WorldCat. Publication 2013-07-15) Très bon Permalien

Dave Eggers is always highly readable, and rewards his readers with interesting settings, rich characterization, and generally compelling stories.  The plot here is rather thin, and I suspect this would have worked better as a short story, or possibly a novella.  A middle-aged salesman,...
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