Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers

Heroes of the Frontier Hardcover Jul 26 2016

By Dave Eggers
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NEW YORK TIMES #8 BESTSELLER From the bestselling author of The Circle comes a brilliant new black comedy about modern America A mother and her two young children rent a battered old RV (optimistically christened the 'Chateau') and embark upon a journey through the Alaskan wilderness. At first their trip feels like a vacation: they spot wild animals, build bonfires, enjoy the scenery. But as Josie drives her kids deeper into the forest, dodging wildfires and increasingly eccentric locals, we learn more of the events that forced her to escape her old life. Fraught with unexpected encounters from the sublime to the ridiculous, her tiny family must survive this surreal adventure at all costs, in order to finally discover something clean and redemptive out at the very edge of civilization. Heroes of the Frontier is a captivating and hilarious novel about family, loss and recovery, and a powerful examination of contemporary American life.

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Product Details

Format
Hardcover
Publisher
Knopf Publishing Group
Publication date
Jul 26 2016
Language
English
Pages
400
ISBN-13
9780451493804
ISBN-10
045149380X
Weight
703g
Dimensions
152.0mm x 218.0mm