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This edition was published in by Vintage Books in New York, USA.

484 pages

First Vintage Books Edition. Originally published in hard cover in slightly different form in the United States by Simon & Schuster, New York, 2000

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A heartbreaking work of staggering genius

First published in 2000



Work Description

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

A Heartbreaking work of Staggering Genius

This edition was published in by Vintage Books in New York, USA.


Edition Description

First Vintage Books Edition. Originally published in hard cover in slightly different form in the United States by Simon & Schuster, New York, 2000

Table of Contents

Rules and Suggestions for Enjoyment of This Book / vii
Preface to This Edition / ix
Acknowledgements / xxi
Incomplete Guide to Symbols and Metaphors / xxxviii
Part I. / Through the Small Tall Bathroom Window, Etc / 1
Part II. / Please Look. Can You See Us, Etc / 47
Part III. / The Enemies List, Etc / 71
Part IV. / Oh, I Could Be Going Out Sure / 105
Part V. / Outside It's Blue-Black and Getting Darker, Etc / 123
Part VI. / When We Hear The News At First / 167
Part VII. / Fuck It. Stupid Show. Etc / 239
Part VIII. / We Can't Do Anything About The Excrement / 281
Part IX. / Robert Urich Says No. We Are So Close / 311
Part X. / Of Course It's Cold / 353
Part XI./ Black Sand Beach Is/ 407

Edition Notes

Copyright Date
2000, 2001

Classifications

Library of Congress
CT275.E37 A3 2001

Contributors

Cover Art
Komar and Melamid

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
xlv, 437
Number of pages
484

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25613278M
Internet Archive
heartbreakingwor0000egge
ISBN 13
9780375725784
LC Control Number
00-043832, 00043832

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