A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius: A Memoir Based on a True Story A Memoir Based on a True Story, Dave Eggers
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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius: A Memoir Based on a True Story

Author: Dave Eggers

Narrator: Dion Graham

Unabridged: 13 hr 30 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Recorded Books

Published: 02/18/2010

Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs

Synopsis

Dave Eggers scored a worldwide phenomenon with this memoir that topped national best-seller lists and has since become a staple for summer reading and book clubs. A compelling voice for Generation X, Eggers here recounts his early 20s, caring for his younger brother after their parents’ unexpected deaths and his endeavors in a variety of media.

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AudiobooksNow review by Merredith on 2007-06-13 23:30:53

this is a memoir i read for one of my book clubs. my favorite thing about it was that it was set in sf. now that i live here, i like to read about sf. besides that, i liked reading about this 20 year old who is stuck caring for his young brother after his parents both die of cancer. the way he stepped up and took responsibility... quite a change from the last book club book, where she spent her whole time being completely irresponsible and preachy.

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