A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

Version: Unabridged
Author: Dave Eggers
Narrator: Dion Graham
Genres: Biography & Memoir, Memoir
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: February 2010
# of Units: 12 CDs
Length: 13 hours, 30 minutes
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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.

"Not just for the MTV-fan age group, this is a very entertaining, well-written book."-Booklist

Author Details

Author Details

Eggers, Dave

Dave Eggers is the editor of McSweeney's and a cofounder of 826 National, a network of nonprofit writing and tutoring centers for youth, located in seven cities across the United States. He is the author of four books, including What Is the What and How We Are Hungry.