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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Publication date June 18, 2015
Pages 496
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781447275046
ISBN-10 1447275047
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $16.75
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Dave Egger's parents died from cancer within a month of each other when he was 21 and his brother, Christopher, was seven. They left the Chicago suburb where they had grown up and moved to San Francisco. This book tells the story of their life together.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780684863474 Book cover for 9781568959092
 
Large print edition from Wheeler Pub Inc (August 1, 2000)
9781568959092 | details & prices | 543 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $29.95
About: "Well, this was when Bill was sighing a lot.
from Simon & Schuster (February 1, 2000)
9780684863474 | details & prices | 375 pages | 6.75 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $24.00
About: A respected magazine editor and founder, a onetime spokesman for Generation X, offers a satiric, eloquent, and thoroughly traditionshattering memoir that discusses deaths of his parents from cancer, his raising of his younger brother, and more.
Paperback
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The price comparison is for this edition
from Pan Macmillan (June 18, 2015)
9781447275046 | details & prices | 496 pages | List price $16.75
About: Dave Egger's parents died from cancer within a month of each other when he was 21 and his brother, Christopher, was seven.
Reprint edition from Vintage Books (February 1, 2001)
9780375725784 | details & prices | 496 pages | 5.12 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $15.95
About: The author chronicles his life after the deaths of his parents, when he was responsible for the care and upbringing of his eight-year-old brother, and offers a new appendix clarifying, amending, and expanding the original work.
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606206952
 
from Demco Media (February 1, 2002)
9780606206952 | details & prices | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $24.51
About: The author chronicles his life after the deaths of his parents, when he was responsible for the care and upbringing of his eight-year-old brother, and offers a new appendix clarifying, amending, and expanding the original work.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781417632244 Book cover for 9781435236691
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 3, 2008)
9781435236691 | details & prices | 48 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.02 lbs | List price $23.95
About: Dave Egger's parents died from cancer within a month of each other when he was 21 and his brother, Christopher, was seven.
from Turtleback Books (February 13, 2001)
9781417632244 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 1.50 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $26.90
About: The author chronicles his life after the deaths of his parents, when he was responsible for the care and upbringing of his eight-year-old brother, and offers a new appendix clarifying, amending, and expanding the original work.

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