#1604 – Dave Eggers

April 16, 2019 00:30:00
#1604 – Dave Eggers
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#1604 – Dave Eggers
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From the bestselling author of “A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius,” “The Circle,” “A Hologram for the King,” and “What Is the What” comes a taut, suspenseful story of two visitors’ role in a nation’s fragile peace. Dave Eggers’ latest is “The Parade: A Novel.”

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