Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer


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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Foer, Jonathan Safran
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A funny, uplifting novel about a boy's journey through New York in the aftermath of September 11th from one of today's most celebrated writers.

Nine-year-old Oskar Schell embarks on an urgent, secret mission that will take him through the five boroughs of New York. His goal is to find the lock that matches a mysterious key that belonged to his father, who died in the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11. This seemingly impossible task will bring Oskar into contact with survivors of all sorts of an exhilarating, affecting, often hilarious, and ultimately healing journey. With humor, tenderness, and awe, Jonathan Safran Foer confronts the traumas of our country's difficult history.

Publisher: Mariner Books Classics
Published: 04/01/2006
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.7lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.40w x 1.00d
ISBN: 9780618711659
Age: Young Adult

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4.7
Point Value: 13
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 102560 / Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Award: Green Mountain Book Award - Nominee

Review Citation(s):
New Yorker (The) 04/23/2006 pg. 28
Foreword 09/01/2005 pg. 1
People Weekly 01/18/2010 pg. 59

About the Author
Foer, Jonathan Safran: - JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER is the author of the novels Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and a work of nonfiction, Eating Animals. His books have won numerous awards and have been translated into 36 languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.