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Everything is illuminated : a novel

Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
Publisher: New York : Perennial, 2003, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Perennial edView all editions and formats
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With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man, also named Jonathan Safran Foer, sets out to find the woman who may or may not have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of the war; an amorous dog named Sammy Davis, Junior, Junior; and the unforgettable Alex, a young Ukrainian translator who speaks in a sublimely butchered English, Jonathan is led on a quixotic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Domestic fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Young adult fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Safran Foer
ISBN: 0060529709 9780060529703
OCLC Number: 50859161
Description: 276 pages : portrait ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Safran Foer.
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With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man, also named Jonathan Safran Foer, sets out to find the woman who may or may not have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of the war; an amorous dog named Sammy Davis, Junior, Junior; and the unforgettable Alex, a young Ukrainian translator who speaks in a sublimely butchered English, Jonathan is led on a quixotic journey over a devastated landscape and into an unexpected past.

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