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Extremely loud & incredibly close

Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2006.
Series: Instant book club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is a precocious Francophile who idolizes Stephen Hawking and plays the tambourine extremely well. He's also a boy struggling to come to terms with his father's death in the World Trade Center attacks. As he searches New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he left behind, Oskar discovers much more than he could have imagined.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Safran Foer
OCLC Number: 489748344
Notes: A cloth bag containing ten copies of the title that also includes a folder with miscellaneous notes, discussion questions, biographical information, and reading lists to assist book group discussion leaders.
Awards: Shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2007.
Description: 10 books in a canvas bag ; 15 x 17 x 5 in. 1 folder.
Series Title: Instant book club.
Other Titles: Extremely loud and incredibly close
Responsibility: Jonathan Safran Foer.

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Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is a precocious Francophile who idolizes Stephen Hawking and plays the tambourine extremely well. He's also a boy struggling to come to terms with his father's death in the World Trade Center attacks. As he searches New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he left behind, Oskar discovers much more than he could have imagined.

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