A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

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ISBN10: 0375725784 ISBN13: 9780375725784 Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Feb 1 2001 Pages: 496 Weight: 0.85lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.12" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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"This is a beautifully ragged, laugh-out-loud funny and utterly unforgettable book." --San Francisco Chronicle

National Bestseller
Pulitzer Prize Finalist

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 for decades to come.
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