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Zeitoun by Dave Eggers( Book )
59 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,148 libraries worldwide
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, longtime New Orleans residents Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun are cast into an unthinkable struggle with forces beyond wind and water. In the days after the storm, Abdulrahman traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and helping those he could. A week later, on September 6, 2005, Zeitoun abruptly disappeared-- arrested and accused of being an agent of al Qaeda
What is the what : the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng : a novel by Dave Eggers( Book )
49 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 2,968 libraries worldwide
A biographical novel traces the story of Valentino Achak Deng, who as a boy was separated from his family when his village in southern Sudan was attacked, and became one of the estimated 17,000 "lost boys of Sudan" before relocating from a Kenyan refugeecamp to Atlanta in 2001
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( visu )
46 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,748 libraries worldwide
Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
A hologram for the king : a novel by Dave Eggers( Book )
46 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,370 libraries worldwide
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
Heroes of the frontier : a novel by Dave Eggers( Book )
40 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,326 libraries worldwide
Josie and her husband have split up, she's been sued by a former patient and lost her dental practice, and she's grieving the death of a young man senselessly killed. When her ex asks to take the children to meet his new fiancée's family, Josie makes a run for it, figuring Alaska is about as far as she can get without a passport. Josie and her kids, Paul and Ana, rent a rattling old RV named the Chateau, and at first their trip feels like a vacation: They see bears and bison, they eat hot dogs cooked on a bonfire, and they spend nights parked along icy cold rivers in dark forests. But as they drive, pushed north by the ubiquitous wildfires, Josie is chased by enemies both real and imagined, past mistakes pursuing her tiny family, even to the very edge of civilization
The Circle by James Ponsoldt( visu )
21 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,725 libraries worldwide
Een jonge vrouw krijgt een baan bij het grootste ICT-bedrijf ter wereld; na verloop van tijd begint ze te twijfelen aan de werkwijze van het concern
The monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers( Book )
13 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
"From bestselling author Dave Eggers, the incredible true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war. Mokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he discovers the astonishing history of coffee and Yemen's central place in it. He leaves San Francisco and travels deep into his ancestral homeland to tour terraced farms high in the country's rugged mountains and meet beleaguered but determined farmers. But when war engulfs the country and Saudi bombs rain down, Mokhtar has to find a way out of Yemen without sacrificing his dreams or abandoning his people." -- Publisher's description
Away we go by Sam Mendes( visu )
32 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,303 libraries worldwide
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Zeitoun by Dave Eggers( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 1,303 libraries worldwide
When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Abdulrahman Zeitoun--a prosperous Syrian-American and father of four--chose to stay through the storm to protect his house and contracting business. In the eerie days after the storm, he traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and rescuing those he could. A week later, on September 6, 2005, Zeitoun abruptly disappeared. His wife Kathy, a boisterous Southerner who converted to Islam, is left to make sense of the surreal atmosphere (in New Orleans and the United States generally) in which what happened to Abdulrahman Zeitoun was possible
The wild things by Dave Eggers( Book )
33 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
During a fight at home, young Max flees and runs away into the woods. He finds a boat there, jumps in, and ends up on the open sea, destination unknown. He lands on the island of the Wild Things, and soon he becomes their king. But things get complicated when Max realizes that the Wild Things want as much from him as he wants from them. Based loosely on the storybook by Maurice Sendak and the screenplay co-written with Spike Jonze
Your fathers, where are they? And the prophets, do they live forever? : a novel by Dave Eggers( Book )
31 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
In a barracks on an abandoned military base, miles from the nearest road, Thomas watches as the man he has brought wakes up. Kev, a NASA astronaut, doesn't recognize his captor, though Thomas remembers him. Kev cries for help. He pulls at the chain. But the ocean is close by, and nobody can hear him over the waves and wind. Thomas apologizes. He didn't want to have to resort to this. But they really needed to have a conversation, and Kev didn't answer his messages. And now, if Kev can just stop yelling, Thomas has a few questions
You shall know our velocity! by Dave Eggers( Book )
46 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,255 libraries worldwide
After acquiring $32,000, Will and Hand, devastated over the death of their closest friend, travel around the world giving away the money, in a rowdy debut novel from the author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Her right foot by Dave Eggers( Book )
5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation
The circle by Dave Eggers( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 953 libraries worldwide
"The Circle is the exhilarating new novel from Dave Eggers, best-selling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award. 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"--
American teacher ( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 875 libraries worldwide
See the stories of four teachers in different areas of the country, revealing the frustrating realities of today's teachers, the difficulty of attracting talented new educators, and why so many of our best teachers leave the profession altogether. Can we re-value teaching and turn it into a prestigious, financially attractive, and desirable profession? With almost half of American teachers leaving the field in the next ten years, now is the time to find out
Teachers have it easy : the big sacrifices and small salaries of America's teachers by Daniel Moulthrop( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Many teachers today must work two or more jobs to survive; they can't afford to buy homes or raise families. Why are they paid so poorly? How is this related to student achievement? And how can we find ways to treat them like the professionals they are? This book examines how bad policy intersects with teachers' lives. Interweaving teachers' voices with facts and figures, the book is a clear-eyed view of the harsh realities of public school teaching, without any chicken-soup success stories. With a look at the problems of recruitment and retention, the myths of short workdays and endless summer vacations, the realities of the work week, and shocking examples of how society views America's teachers, it explores why salary reform may be the best way to improve public education and examines how innovative compensation plans can transform schools.--From publisher description
A hologram for the king by Dave Eggers( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 738 libraries worldwide
A struggling American businessman travels to a rising Saudi Arabian city with the hopes of securing a contract that will earn him a commission large enough to stave off his economic woes and hold his family together
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius by Dave Eggers( Book )
56 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 351 libraries worldwide
Autobiografische roman over hoe de auteur op zijn twintigste de zorg voor zijn achtjarige broertje op zich nam na de dood van hun ouders
A hologram for the king by Tom Tykwer( visu )
8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Een Amerikaanse zakenman is in Saoedi-Arabië om een holografisch communicatieprogramma te presenteren aan de koning en wordt geconfronteerd met grote cultuurverschillen
Le cercle : roman by Dave Eggers( Book )
4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in French and English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Roman de science-ficiton (anticipation). Roman de société
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Alternative Names
D. E.
Dave Eggers Ameerika kirjanik
Dave Eggers Amerikaans schrijver
Dave Eggers amerykański pisarz i wydawca
Dave Eggers écrivain américain
Dave Eggers scrittore, editore e saggista statunitense
Dave Eggers US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Egerss, Deivs, 1970-
Eggers, D.
Eggers, David K
Дейв Егърс
Дейв Еґґерс
Дэйв Эггерс
אגרס, דיב 1970-
אגרס, דייב
דייב אגרס
دیو اقرز
دیو اگرز
데이브 에거의 소원
에거스, 데이브 1970-
エガーズ, デイヴ
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