Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
FICTION / Literary
Literary sensation Jonathan Safran Foer wowed readers with his critically-lauded and best-selling debut novel Everything Is Illuminated. Now he’s back with the witty and moving story of nine-year-old amateur inventor and budding Shakespearean actor, Oskar Schell. Weeks after his father perishes in the World Trade Center on 9/11, Oskar discovers a mysterious key hidden in his father’s closet and becomes obsessed with finding the lock it opens. So he begins a methodical process of investigation by employing the New York City phonebook!
“This follow-up to Foer’s extremely good and incredibly successful Everything Is Illuminated … is arrestingly beautiful.”—Booklist