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The Captain and the Glory
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A hilarious, biting satire of the United States and its unpredictable leader from the best-selling author of The Circle.

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Dave Eggers is the author of twelve books, including The Monk of Mokha; The Circle; Heroes of the Frontier; A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award; and What Is the What, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and winner of France's Prix Medicis Etranger.

He is the founder of McSweeney's and the cofounder of 826 Valencia, a youth writing center that has inspired similar programs around the world, and of ScholarMatch, which connects donors with students to make college accessible. He is the winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and is the cofounder of Voice of Witness, a book series that illuminates human rights crises through oral history.

He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letter. His work has been translated into forty- two languages.

www.Internationalcongressofyouthvoices.org
www.826valencia.org
www.scholarmatch.org
www.voiceofwitness.org
www.valentinoachakdeng.org
www.mcsweeneys.net
www.daveeggers.net

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engaging, disturbing and sometimes genuinely funny . . . testament to his skill as a writer. * The Guardian *
Egger's caricature is sharply observed. * The Spectator *
A funny, macabre, and inspired modern fable about a boat and its captain. If there is any further metaphor involved, though, it is totally lost on me -- BJ Novak
A shattering, hilarious, spellbinding siren call from the deck of one of our greatest storytellers and prophets -- Eve Ensler
Utterly hysterical. This book gets it exactly right - the tone, the form, the kind of naive narrative that implies that all this is perfectly normal. I laughed out loud so frequently I was amazed, because I'm not that easy to make laugh out loud. Bravo -- Eric Idle
Completely absurd and true. As funny as it is scarily reflective of our times -- Tommy Orange

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