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The Resource A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers, (cd)

A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers, (cd)

Label
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
Title
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
Statement of responsibility
by Dave Eggers
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first book by Dave Eggers is this groundbreaking memoir recounting the author's extraordinary experiences becoming guardian to his eight-year-old brother. While a senior in college, both of Eggers' parents die of cancer within five weeks of each other, and Eggers becomes the primary caregiver for his young brother Toph. The family, including Eggers' two older siblings, relocates from Chicago to Berkeley, and the cultural shocks are many and hilarious
Summary
A respected magazine editor and founder, a onetime spokesman for Generation X, offers a satiric, eloquent, and thoroughly tradition shattering memoir that discusses deaths of his parents from cancer, his raising of his younger brother, and more
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10269159
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.92092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
PerformerNote
Narrated by Dion Graham
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers, (cd)
Instantiates
Publication
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
12 sound disks (13.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781440764172
Kind of cutting
unknown
Kind of material
unknown
Other physical details
digital
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius, by Dave Eggers, (cd)
Publication
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
12 sound disks (13.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781440764172
Kind of cutting
unknown
Kind of material
unknown
Other physical details
digital
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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