A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius


The literary sensation of the year, 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 in paperback for decades to come. The Vintage edition includes a new appendix by the author.

Title A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Author Dave Eggers
Publisher Vintage
Title First Published 13 February 2001
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 496 p.
ISBN-10 0375725784
ISBN-13 9780375725784
Publication Date 13 February 2001
Main content page count 496
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $15.95
 


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