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A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers

Label
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
Title
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
Statement of responsibility
by Dave Eggers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
A respected magazine editor and founder, a onetime spokesman for Generation X, offers a satiric, eloquent, and thoroughly tradition shattering memoir that discusses deaths of his parents from cancer, his raising of his younger brother, and more
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2001.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2000.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155498
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eggers, Dave
Credits note
Contains additional work, with added t.p.: Mistakes we knew we were making
Dewey number
  • 973.92/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.E37
LC item number
A3 2001
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eggers, Dave
  • Parents
  • Brothers
  • Coming of age
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Addendum bound upside down
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvii, 437, 48 pages
Isbn
9781417632244
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
00043832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)44905027
Label
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers
Publication
Note
Addendum bound upside down
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvii, 437, 48 pages
Isbn
9781417632244
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
00043832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)44905027

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