How We Are Hungry

By Dave Eggers
(Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9781400095568, 218pp.)

Publication Date: October 11, 2005

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"These tales reinvigorate...the short story with a jittery sense of adventure." --"San Francisco Chronicle
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Dave Eggers--Pulitzer Prize finalist for "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius" and author of "What Is the What "and "The Circle, "among other books--demonstrates his mastery of the short story.

"Another"

"What It Means When a Crowd in a Faraway Nation Takes a Soldier Representing Your Own Nation, Shoots Him, Drags Him from His Vehicle and Then Mutilates Him in the Dust"

"The Only Meaning of the Oil-Wet Water"

"On Wanting to Have Three Walls Up Before She Gets Home"

"Climbing to the Window, Pretending to Dance"

"She Waits, Seething, Blooming"

"Quiet"

"Your Mother and I"

"Naveed"

"Notes for a Story of a Man Who Will Not Die Alone"

"About the Man Who Began Flying After Meeting Her"

"Up the Mountain Coming Down Slowly"

"After I Was Thrown in the River and Before I Drowned.




About the Author
Dave Eggers, a former professional stundman, is the editor of McSweeney's and the author of the New York Times bestseller A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius.
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