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This edition published in by Vintage Books in New York.

Written in English

437 pages

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

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Cover of: A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
2001, Vintage Canada
in English
Cover of: A Heartbreaking work of Staggering Genius
A Heartbreaking work of Staggering Genius
February 2001, Vintage Books
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Cover of: A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
2001, Vintage Books
in English
Cover of: A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
2000, Simon & Schuster
in English
Cover of: A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
2000, Wheeler Pub.
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A heartbreaking work of staggering genius

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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 published in by Vintage Books in New York.


Edition Notes

Addendum bound upside down.

Genre
Biography.

Classifications

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

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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