A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

Dave Eggers

nonfiction contemporary funny reflective slow-paced

485 pages | first published 2000


'When you read his extraordinary memoir you don't laugh, then cry, then laugh again; you somehow experience these emotions all at once.'"Well, this was when Bill was sighing a lot. He had decided that after our parents died he just didn't want any...
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emotional 90%
funny 90%
reflective 60%
sad 60%
dark 40%
inspiring 40%
challenging 20%
hopeful 20%
lighthearted 10%
tense 10%


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medium 33%
fast 8%

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