A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

CD - unabridged
(12 CDs)
Product Number: CX594
Released: 01 Feb, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781407452333
Narrator(s): Dion Graham
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

At the age of 22, David Eggers became both an orphan and a "single mother" when his parents died within five months of one another of unrelated cancers. David is appointed unofficial guardian of his eight-year-old brother, Christopher. The two live together in semi-squalor, decaying food and sports equipment scattered about, while Eggers worries obsessively about child-welfare authorities, molesting babysitters and his own health.

Author(s): Dave Eggers
Original Publish Date: 01 Feb, 2010

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Author(s): Dave Eggers
Narrator(s): Dion Graham
Product Number D690
Released: 01 May, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781407457307

Professional reviews

"‘Heartbreaking? Certainly. Staggering? Yes, I’d say so. And if genius is capturing the universal in a fresh and memorable way, call it that too.’ SUNDAY TIMES"

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