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How We Are Hungry

(2004)
A collection of stories by

 
How We Are Hungry is a gripping, lyrical, and always intensely soulful group of stories written over the past four years. Though they range from a doomed Irish setter's tales of running and jumping ("After I Was Thrown in the River and Before I Drowned") to a bitterly comic meditation on suicide and friendship ("Climbing to the Window, Pretending to Dance"), the stories share a haunting and haunted sense of mortality. Though full of bursts of levity and humor, the book is deeply informed by the troubled times in which it was written. How We Are Hungry includes many never-before-published stories, along with a number of pieces that first appeared in magazines, both well known (Zoetrope, The New Yorker) and small and independent (h2s04, Ninth Letter). All previously published stories have been significantly revised. The urgency and experimentalism of Eggers's earlier work are still present, but are brought to a new level of precision and craft, injecting fresh life into traditional forms. Narratives are often linear, told by distinct and varied voices, and settings stretch from Egypt to Interstate 5.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 2005 : UK Hardback
Title: How We are Hungry
Author(s): Dave Eggers
ISBN: 0-241-14307-1 / 978-0-241-14307-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
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October 2004 : USA Hardback
Title: How We Are Hungry: Stories
Author(s): Dave Eggers
ISBN: 1-932416-13-7 / 978-1-932416-13-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: McSweeney's
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Paperback Editions

February 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: How We Are Hungry
Author(s): Dave Eggers
ISBN: 0-14-102004-0 / 978-0-14-102004-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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October 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: How We Are Hungry
Author(s): Dave Eggers
ISBN: 1-4000-9556-5 / 978-1-4000-9556-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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October 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: How We Are Hungry: Stories by Dave Eggers
Author(s): Dave Eggers
ISBN: 0-676-97780-4 / 978-0-676-97780-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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Audio Editions

July 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: How We Are Hungry
Author(s): Dave Eggers
Publisher: Recorded Books
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July 2011 : UK Audio edition
Title: How We Are Hungry
Author(s): Dave Eggers
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

October 2011 : UK Kindle edition
Title: How We Are Hungry
Author(s): Dave Eggers
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   

December 2007 : USA Kindle edition
Title: How We Are Hungry
Author(s): Dave Eggers
Publisher: Vintage
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