Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
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- Seller:Audible, Inc. (US)
- Sales Rank:5,689
- Language:English (Unknown)
- Media:Audible Audio Edition
- Running Time:39360 Minutes
- Publication Date:March 28, 2005
Jonathan Safran Foer's best-selling debut novel, Everything Is Illuminated
, wowed critics on its way to winning several literary prizes, including Book of the Year honors from the Los Angeles Times
. It has been published in 24 countries and will soon be a major motion picture. Foer's talent continues to shine in this sometimes hilarious and always heartfelt follow-up.
Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is a precocious Francophile who idolizes Stephen Hawking and plays the tambourine extremely well. He's also a boy struggling to come to terms with his father's death in the World Trade Center attacks. As he searches New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key his father left behind, Oskar discovers much more than he could have imagined.
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is a masterfully imagined novel from an author Time hails as "a certified wunderkind".
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