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Extremely loud & incredibly close, Jonathan Safran Foer

Label
Extremely loud & incredibly close
Title
Extremely loud & incredibly close
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Safran Foer
Title variation
Extremely loud and incredibly close
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Oskar Schell, the nine-year-old son of a man killed in the World Trade Center attacks, searches the five boroughs of New York City for a lock that fits a black key his father left behind
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2006.
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2005.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
132145
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foer, Jonathan Safran
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
800
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and sons
  • September 11 terrorist attacks, 2001
  • New York (State)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
general
Label
Extremely loud & incredibly close, Jonathan Safran Foer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: U.S. : Houghton Mifflin, 2005
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000040435966
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
326 p.
Isbn
9780141012698
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)64311389
Label
Extremely loud & incredibly close, Jonathan Safran Foer
Publication
Note
Originally published: U.S. : Houghton Mifflin, 2005
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000040435966
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
326 p.
Isbn
9780141012698
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)64311389

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