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A hologram for the king : a novel

Autor Dave Eggers
Vydavatel: San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, [2012] ©2012
Vydání/formát:   Tištěná kniha : Fiction : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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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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Žánr/forma: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Allegories
Typ materiálu: Fiction
Typ dokumentu Kniha
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Dave Eggers
ISBN: 9781936365746 193636574X 9781101973776 1101973773 9780307947512 0307947513
OCLC číslo: 793580554
Ocenění: National Book Award Finalist for Fiction, 2012
Popis: 312 pages ; 23 cm
Odpovědnost: 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 Přečíst více...

 
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A lesser jewel in Eggers' crown

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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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