What is the What
By Dave Eggers
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Valentino Achak Deng is just a boy when conflict separates him from his family and forces him to join thousands of other orphans on their walk to Ethiopia, where they find safety.
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What is the What
9780141917412
27 October 2011
EPUB
560
643.2 KB
14+ years (14-99)
EN

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Author Biography

Dave Eggers is the author of twelve books, including The Monk of Mokha; The Circle; Heroes of the Frontier; A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award; and What Is the What, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and winner of France's Prix Medicis Etranger. He is the founder of McSweeney's and the cofounder of 826 Valencia, a youth writing center that has inspired similar programs around the world, and of ScholarMatch, which connects donors with students to make college accessible. He is the winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and is the cofounder of Voice of Witness, a book series that illuminates human rights crises through oral history. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letter. His work has been translated into forty- two languages. www.Internationalcongressofyouthvoices.org www.826valencia.org www.scholarmatch.org www.voiceofwitness.org www.valentinoachakdeng.org www.mcsweeneys.net www.daveeggers.net