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What Is the What by Dave Eggers
What Is the What

mmansson, January 1, 2010

I am nominating this book for the Puddly because of all of the books I read in the last decade, this book has really stuck with me. This was a book club book and I was very reluctant to read it because I found A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius about 10% great writing and 90% bloviation.

However, my reluctance was quickly replaced with admiration for this book. Egger relates Valentino Achak Deng's story as he manages to maintain optimism and faith in the face of tragedy and challenges.
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