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Award Winning Books by
DAVE EGGERS

Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers
175 reviews (2016) (400p) () () ()
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The Circle by Dave Eggers
2264 reviews (2013) (504p) (Amazon Top100) (NYT100)
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 The Circle is the exhilarating new novel from Dave Eggers, best-selling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award.
 
When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California...
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A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers
326 reviews (2012) (328p) (Amazon Top10Lit) (Amazon Top100) (PW Fiction) (NYT100) (NYT Top10) (Kirkus Top25) (MK Top) (NBA) (NYTimes) (Amazon) (ALA)
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In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter’s college tuition, and finally do something great. In A Hologram for the King, Dave Eggers takes us around the world to show how one man fights to hold himself and his splintering fami...
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Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
338 reviews (2009) (352p) (ALA Non)
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When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a prosperous Syrian-American and father of four, chose to stay through the storm to protect his house and contracting business. In the days after the storm, he traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and helping those he could. A week later, on September 6, 2005, Zeitoun abruptly disappeared. Egger...
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What Is the What by Dave Eggers
418 reviews (2006) (386p) (NBCCA) (TIME) (Amazon)
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In a heartrending and astonishing novel, Eggers illuminates the history of the civil war in Sudan through the eyes of Valentino Achak Deng, a refugee now living in the United States. We follow his life as he's driven from his home as a boy and walks, with thousands of orphans, to Ethiopia, where he finds safety — for a time. Valentino's travels, truly Biblical in scope, bring him in c...
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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
1203 reviews (2000) (496p) (PP Non) (NYTimes Non) (TIME Non) (ALA Non) (Amazon 00 C50)
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 The literary sensation of the year, 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 ...
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Dave Eggers Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 6  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 4  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 1 A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 1 What Is the What ·  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 1 A Hologram for the King ·  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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