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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 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
Dewey number
  • 973.92092
  • 920
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
6.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eggers, Dave
  • Parents
  • Brothers
Target audience
adult
Label
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
398908
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xlv, 437 pages, 48 pages
Isbn
9780375725784
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00043832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations,
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375725784
  • (Sirsi) ADA-8387
Label
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers
Publication
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
Control code
398908
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xlv, 437 pages, 48 pages
Isbn
9780375725784
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00043832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations,
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375725784
  • (Sirsi) ADA-8387

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