A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius: A Memoir Based on a True Story Free Audiobook Download by Dave Eggers

"A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius" is a memoir written by Dave Eggers. In 1989, Eggers' father died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 48. The story follows Eggers and his brother as they live with their parents, who are now widowed. They also take care of their mother who has Alzheimer's disease. The memoir uses different literary techniques to tell the story, such as using letters between characters, excerpts from scientific journals, and giving the reader an overview of what is going on in a chapter.

If you've ever loved someone against all odds, you know how beautiful a story can be when things don't go as planned. Dave Eggers has made himself the narrator of this one-of-a-kind memoir. With the help of his editor, Graham Crackers, he takes us through grief and back again, bewildered by life's twists and turns.

Dave Eggers' heart wrenching true story is a heartbreaking work of staggering genius. It's an autobiography of the author and his family, told in an unconventional style that leaves you feeling raw and vulnerable at times yet incredibly uplifted by the power of telling our stories. As this memoir is based on a true story, it tells the story with all of its necessary twists and turns as well as its unforgettable moments.

¿Quién podría haber imaginado que la cuarta de las cinco novelas de Dave Eggers iba a ser una obra autobiográfica inspirada en uno de sus primeros libros, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius? Sin embargo, éste fue el caso y un libro imprescindible para todos los lectores.

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is a book written by Dave Eggers and tells the story of a man who has to find his son and daughter after they are kidnapped by their mother, but he can only do this by first breaking into the house. The story is told through a series of letters.

Dave Eggers has always been a guy with a story to tell. His stories are hilariously and heartbreakingly sad, with twists and turns that would keep even the most clever person from predicting how the plot would end up. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is no different except that at this point in his life, rather than telling a story to people, he's telling it to us - through the eyes of an old friend who has known him since they were born, as well as his reminiscences of their grandfather.

Published Date 2010-03-26
Duration 13 hours 35 minutes
Author Dave Eggers
Narrated Dion Graham
(53 Reviews)
Abridged No
Is It Free? 30-days Free
Category Biography & Memoir
Parent Category Literary

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