Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel by Jonathan Safran Foer

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel by Jonathan Safran Foer

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Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, natural historian, percussionist, romantic, Great Explorer, jeweller, detective, vegan, and collector of butterflies. When his father is killed in the September 11th attacks, he sets out to solve the mystery of a key found in his father's closet.

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Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, natural historian, percussionist, romantic, Great Explorer, jeweller, detective, vegan, and collector of butterflies. When his father is killed in the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Centre, Oskar sets out to solve the mystery of a key he discovers in his father's closet. It is a search which leads him into the lives of strangers, through the five boroughs of New York, into history, to the bombings of Dresden and Hiroshima, and on an inward journey which brings him ever closer to some kind of peace.

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SKU GOR001240162
Title Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel
Author By (author) Jonathan Safran Foer
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 368
ISBN 10 024114213X
ISBN 13 9780241142134
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2007.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, natural historian, percussionist, romantic, Great Explorer, jeweller, detective, vegan, and collector of butterflies. When his father is killed in the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Centre, Oskar sets out to solve the mystery of a key he discovers in his father's closet. It is a search which leads him into the lives of strangers, through the five boroughs of New York, into history, to the bombings of Dresden and Hiroshima, and on an inward journey which brings him ever closer to some kind of peace.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001240162
Title Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel
Author By (author) Jonathan Safran Foer
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 368
ISBN 10 024114213X
ISBN 13 9780241142134
Edition N/A
Prizes Shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2007.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No