David Eggers

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Birthday
12, 1970
Birthplace
Massachusetts
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Birthday
12, 1970 (age 48)
Birthplace
Massachusetts

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About

American author whose popular memoir, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, was published in 2000. His numerous literary awards include the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Heinz Award.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he studied journalism.

Trivia

He designed the artwork for Vheissu, an album produced by Thrice.

Family Life

His father, John K. Eggers, was an attorney, and his mother, Heidi McSweeney, was a schoolteacher. After the death of both of his parents, he was put in charge of raising his younger brother.

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He was part of a 2006 fundraising tour called "The Revenge of the Book-Eaters" that included a performance by Ben Gibbard.

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