What Is the What Summary
Dave Eggers

Everything you need to understand or teach What Is the What by Dave Eggers.

  • What Is the What Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 What Is the What Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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  • ...and more

What Is the What Overview

What is the What by David Eggers is based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng who journeys from Sudan to Atlanta, Georgia. Valentino experiences many hardships on his trek through Africa. He faces dangers such as disease, wild animals, and corrupt soldiers. His life in America is initially not much better as he is robbed in his apartment. Valentino is forced to juggle the potential of a bright future with the challenges and hardships of a new culture.

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