The Resource A hologram for the king : a novel, Dave Eggers

A hologram for the king : a novel, Dave Eggers

Label
A hologram for the king : a novel
Title
A hologram for the king
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dave Eggers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. This novel is an evocation of our contemporary moment and how we got here
Summary
In a Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman attempts to avoid foreclosure, pay his daughter's college tuition, and finally do something great.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book 2012
  • ALA Notable Book, 2013
Awards note
National Book Award finalist.
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10132803
Cataloging source
DLC
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Eggers, Dave
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Businessmen
  • Americans
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
  • Families
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Roman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009)
  • Americans
  • Businessmen
  • Families
  • Saudi Arabia
Target audience
adult
Label
A hologram for the king : a novel, 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
Control code
ocn793580554
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781936365746
Lccn
2013409100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)793580554
Label
A hologram for the king : a novel, 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
Control code
ocn793580554
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781936365746
Lccn
2013409100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)793580554

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