A Hologram for the King
In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter’s college tuition, and finally do something great. In A Hologram for the King, Dave Eggers takes us around the world to show how one man fights to hold himself and his splintering family together in the face of the global economy’s gale-force winds. This taut, richly layered, and elegiac novel is a powerful evocation of our contemporary moment — and a moving story of how we got here.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bibleblaster - LibraryThing
Loved this! "Waiting for Godot"--or maybe Kafka's "The Castle"--for those living through the Second Great Depression and the Decline and Fall of the American Empire. And Eggers would probably hate ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - klburnside - LibraryThing
A really disappointing book. I probably would have given up on this book if I hadn't had faith that Dave Eggers would pull through in the end. There were a few bright moments, but I think the cover was the best part of the book. Read full review