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    BOOK REVIEW: "A Hologram for the King" by Dave Eggers. 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. READ MORE:

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  • mod city mom

    Dave Eggers' new book, 'A Hologram For The King' is out! Let the summer begin!

  • Lauren Wallace

    To add to my ever-growing book list, A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers.

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