A Hologram for the King

by Dave Eggers

Paperback, 335 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $15.95 | purchase

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Book Summary

Hounded by steep debts and a weird lump on his neck, consultant Alan Clay travels to a rising Saudi Arabian city to try to secure a contract and earn a desperately needed commission. If he can sell holographic technology to the Saudi king, he'll be able to stave off his economic woes — and hold his family together. Unsurprisingly, Clay is swept up from his tent in the desert into various Kafkaesque misadventures.

Awards and Recognition

13 weeks on NPR Paperback Fiction Bestseller List

12 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List