A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

Author(s): Dave Eggers

Hardback fiction

"This is a beautifully ragged, laugh-out-loud funny and utterly unforgettable book." --San Francisco Chronicle National Bestseller Pulitzer Prize Finalist A book that redefines both family and narrative for the twenty-first century. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is the moving memoir of a college senior who, in the space of five weeks, loses both of his parents to cancer and inherits his eight-year-old brother. Here is an exhilarating debut that manages to be simultaneously hilarious and wildly inventive as well as a deeply heartfelt story of the love that holds a family together. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is an instant classic that will be read for decades to come.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780684863474
  • : Simon & Schuster
  • : Simon & Schuster
  • : 0.729377
  • : February 2000
  • : 1.21 Inches X 6.125 Inches X 9.25 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dave Eggers
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : good
  • : 416