The Only Meaning of the Oil-Wet Water by Dave Eggers audiobook

The Only Meaning of the Oil-Wet Water

By Dave Eggers
Read by Dion Graham

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1.12 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781471263033

In The Only Meaning of Oil-Wet Water, two old friends, Pilar and Hand, reunite in Costa Rica for a kind of loveless love affair. Pilar takes two planes from Champaign, Illinois, to San José, rents a car, and meets Hand in Playa Alta on the Pacific coast because she wants to sleep with Hand; Hand just wants to surf.

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In The Only Meaning of Oil-Wet Water, two old friends, Pilar and Hand, reunite in Costa Rica for a kind of loveless love affair. Pilar takes two planes from Champaign, Illinois, to San José, rents a car, and meets Hand in Playa Alta on the Pacific coast because she wants to sleep with Hand; Hand just wants to surf.

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“Possibly the most admired and emulated American author of his generation.” Independent

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Author Bio: Dave Eggers

Author Bio: Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers is the author of twelve books, including 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 Médicis Étranger and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. His nonfiction and journalism have appeared in The Guardian, the New Yorker, and the Best American Essays. He is the founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company, and cofounder of Voice of Witness, a book series that uses oral history to illuminate human rights crises around the world. He is the cofounder of 826 National, a network of youth writing and tutoring centers with locations around the country, and of ScholarMarch, which connects donors with students to make college accessible. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 1.12
Audience: Adult
Language: English