Mcsweeney's Issue 20 by Dave EggersMcsweeney's Issue 20 by Dave Eggers

Mcsweeney's Issue 20

EditorDave Eggers

Hardcover | July 7, 2006

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Every fourth page is a full-color figurative painting, each one by an excellent artist. The other pages have fiction on them, with only one color but lots of words including punched, pants, and Puerto - that's actually just the first page. After that, there are stories exploring animal-plant romances, psycho librarians, and passive-agressive ventriloquism. No fewer than two dictators appear as protagonists. And after all that, loosely glued to the inside back cover, there¹s a fifty-page booklet containing a harrowing excerpt from Chris Adrian¹sThe Children¹s Hospital..This is a handsome, handsome issue, brimming with fulfilling things. Every fourth page is a full-color figurative painting, each one by an excellent artist. The other pages have fiction on them, with only one color but lots of words including punched, pants, and Puerto - that's actually just the first page. After that, there are stories exploring animal-plant romances, psycho librarians, and passive-agressive ventriloquism. No fewer than two dictators appear as protagonists. And after all that, loosely glued to the inside back cover, there¹s a fifty-page booklet containing a harrowing excerpt from Chris Adrian¹sThe Children¹s Hospital..This is a handsome, handsome issue, brimming with fulfilling things.
Dave Eggers lived in Illinois until his parents' deaths in 1991. The loss left him responsible for his eight-year-old brother and later became the inspiration for his highly acclaimed memoir "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius". Published in 2000, the memoir was nominated for a nonfiction Pulitzer the following year. Eggers has ...
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Title:Mcsweeney's Issue 20Format:HardcoverDimensions:300 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.08 inPublished:July 7, 2006Publisher:McSweeney'sLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1932416528

ISBN - 13:9781932416527

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