Cover of: A heartbreaking work of staggering genius | Dave Eggers

About the Book

From Wikipedia: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (ISBN 0-330-48455-9) is a memoir by Dave Eggers released in 2000. It chronicles his stewardship of younger brother Christopher "Toph" Eggers following the cancer-related deaths of his parents.

The book was an enormous commercial and critical success, reaching number one on The New York Times bestseller list and being nominated as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. Time magazine and several newspapers dubbed it "The Best Book of the Year". Critics praised the book for its wild, vibrant prose, and it was described as "big, daring [and] manic-depressive" by The New York Times. The book was chosen as the 12th best book of the decade by The Times

Edition Notes

Addendum bound upside down.

Genre
Biography.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
973.92/092, B
Library of Congress
CT275.E37 A3 2001

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvii, 437, 48 p. ;
Number of pages
437

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6787279M
Internet Archive
heartbreakingwor00egge_0
ISBN 10
0375725784
LC Control Number
00043832
Library Thing
2294
Goodreads
4953
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