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Dave Eggers


When Dave Eggers was 21 and living in Lake Forest, Illinois, both his parents died of cancer five weeks apart, leaving Eggers to raise his 8-year-old brother, Christopher. He moved to California and, though he tried to continue his life as a cool young San Francisco bohemian, he was also leading a not-so-secret double life as a single "dad" raising... See full bio »
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 2015 Zeitoun (book) (pre-production)
 2013 Francis (Short) (writer)
 2012 Promised Land (story)
 2009 Where the Wild Things Are (screenplay)
 2009 Away We Go (written by)
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 2011 American Teacher (Documentary) (producer)
 2009 Songs to Enemies and Deserts (Documentary short) (executive producer)
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 2013 Her (thanks)
 2012 The High Bar (TV Series) (thanks - 1 episode)
- Ninive Calegari (2012) ... (thanks)
 2009 The Making of 'Away We Go' (Video documentary short) (special thanks)
 2008 Anatomy of Numbers (Short) (very special thanks)
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 2010 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 27 August 2010 (2010) ... Himself
 2009 HBO First Look (TV Series documentary)
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- Where the Wild Things Are (2009) ... Himself
 2005 As Smart As They Are: The Author Project (Documentary)
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 2003 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 9 September 2003 (2003) ... Himself
 2003 Dinner for Five (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.5 (2003) ... Himself
 2002 Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (Documentary)
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Founded and edits Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, a literary journal of wildly fluctuating style and focus. See more »

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