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A heartbreaking work of staggering genius / by Dave Eggers.

Eggers, Dave, (author.).


"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 seven-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."-- from publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780676973655
  • ISBN: 0676973655
  • Physical Description: xlv, 437, 48 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Vintage Canada, 2001.

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General Note:
This trade paperback edition includes "notes, corrections, clarifications, apologies [and] addenda."
Subject: Eggers, Dave.
Eggers, David > Biography > Fiction.
Brothers > Biography > Fiction.
Parents > Death > Psychological effects > Fiction.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library Egge (Text) 33294002168839 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

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