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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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Away We Go
Away We Go Writer
(2009)
The Circle
The Circle Writer
(2017)
Promised Land
Promised Land Writer
(2012)

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  Zeitoun (book) (announced)
 2017/I The Circle (based on the novel by) / (screenplay by)
 2016 Your Mother and I (Short) (original story)
 2016 A Hologram for the King (novel)
 2014/II Francis (Short) (writer)
 2012 Promised Land (story)
 2009 Where the Wild Things Are (screenplay)
 2009 Away We Go (written by)
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Novel: "Zeitoun" See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »
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The New York Times book review of his latest book, How We Are Hungry, calls him "the magnetic center of a literary counterestablishment." See more »

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