Mcsweeney's Issue 23 by Dave EggersMcsweeney's Issue 23 by Dave Eggers

Mcsweeney's Issue 23

EditorDave Eggers

Hardcover | April 28, 2007

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McSweeney'sIssue 23 includes ten stories from ten excellent writers, including Wells Tower, Chris Bachelder, Ann Beattie, and other agile talents bringing visions of the Dallas/Fort Worth fake-watch trade and Papua New Guinea in the 1960s. Every story gets its own front and back cover drawn, collaged, or embroidered by the polymathic Andrea Dezso. The whole thing is wrapped in a jacket that unfolds into five square feet of double-sided glory - spread it out one way for dozens of very short stories by Dave Eggers, arranged in what we're pretty sure is a volvelle; flip it over and witness all those Dezso illustrations stitched into one unbroken expanse.McSweeney'sIssue 23 includes ten stories from ten excellent writers, including Wells Tower, Chris Bachelder, Ann Beattie, and other agile talents bringing visions of the Dallas/Fort Worth fake-watch trade and Papua New Guinea in the 1960s. Every story gets its own front and back cover drawn, collaged, or embroidered by the polymathic Andrea Dezso. The whole thing is wrapped in a jacket that unfolds into five square feet of double-sided glory - spread it out one way for dozens of very short stories by Dave Eggers, arranged in what we're pretty sure is a volvelle; flip it over and witness all those Dezso illustrations stitched into one unbroken expanse.
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 23Format:HardcoverDimensions:300 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.04 inPublished:April 28, 2007Publisher:McSweeney'sLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1932416765

ISBN - 13:9781932416763

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