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The Resource Everything is illuminated ; : extremely loud & incredibly close, Jonathan Safran Foer

Everything is illuminated ; : extremely loud & incredibly close, Jonathan Safran Foer

Label
Everything is illuminated ; : extremely loud & incredibly close
Title
Everything is illuminated ;
Title remainder
extremely loud & incredibly close
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Safran Foer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Everything is illuminated, an American writer travels to Eastern Europe to find the Ukrainian woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazis. In Extremely loud & incredibly close, the nine-year-old son of a man killed on September 11th at the World Trade Center searches the city for a lock that fits a mysterious key which his father left behind
Summary
Hilarious, energetic, and profoundly touching, a debut novel follows a young writer as he travels to the farmlands of eastern Europe, where he embarks on a quest to find Augustine, the woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazis, and, guided by his young Ukrainian translator, he discovers an unexpected past that will resonate far into the future
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Guardian First Book Award, 2002.
  • National Jewish Book Award for Fiction, 2001.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
  • William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, Fiction category, 2003.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
068945
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foer, Jonathan Safran
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.O38
LC item number
A6 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
880
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1977-
  • 1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Foer, Jonathan Safran
  • Foer, Jonathan Safran
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True
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  • Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Grandfathers
  • Ukrainians
  • Novelists
  • Nazis
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • Boys
  • Fathers
  • Victims of terrorism
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Ukraine
Target audience
adult
Label
Everything is illuminated ; : extremely loud & incredibly close, Jonathan Safran Foer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First work originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2002. 2nd work originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2005
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
505420653
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
647 pages
Isbn
9780547447261
Lccn
2010025830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Everything is illuminated ; : extremely loud & incredibly close, Jonathan Safran Foer
Publication
Note
First work originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2002. 2nd work originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2005
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
505420653
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
647 pages
Isbn
9780547447261
Lccn
2010025830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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