A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius Symbols

Eggers’s wallet used to belong to his father, and it clearly represents one of the few things of his father’s that he has been able to incorporate into his own life. As such…

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Eggers’s quest to track down his parents’ remains comes to stand for the ways in which people process loss. For most of the book, Eggers is unsure about the whereabouts of his parents’ ashes…

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