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The Resource Everything is illuminated : a novel, Jonathan Safran Foer

Everything is illuminated : a novel, Jonathan Safran Foer

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Everything is illuminated : a novel
Title
Everything is illuminated
Title remainder
a novel
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Jonathan Safran Foer
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Language
eng
Summary
"Imagine a novel as verbally cunning as A Clockwork Orange, as harrowing as The Painted Bird, as exuberant and twee as Candide, and you have Everything Is Illuminated . . . Read it, and you'll feel altered, chastened - seared in the fire of something new." - Washington Post With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man - also named Jonathan Safran Foer - sets out to find the woman who might or might 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. As their adventure unfolds, Jonathan imagines the history of his grandfather's village, conjuring a magical fable of startling symmetries that unite generations across time. As his search moves back in time, the fantastical history moves forward, until reality collides with fiction in a heart-stopping scene of extraordinary power. "A rambunctious tour de force of inventive and intelligent storytelling . . . Foer can place his reader's hand on the heart of human experience, the transcendent beauty of human connections. Read, you can feel the life beating." - Philadelphia Inquirer Robert Petkoff has appeared on film and TV in Woody Allen's Irrational Man, Madam Secretary, Elementary, The Good Wife, Chappelle's Show, and Law and Order. His Broadway credits include All The Way with Bryan Cranston, Anything Goes, Ragtime, Spamalot and Fiddler on the Roof. Mr. Petkoff is an Audie and Earphones award winner
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Midwest
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1977-
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Foer, Jonathan Safran
Dewey number
813/.6
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fiction
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Read by Robert Petkoff
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Petkoff, Robert
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  • Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Jewish families
  • Grandfathers
  • Novelists
  • Young men
  • Ukraine
Target audience
adult
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Everything is illuminated : a novel, Jonathan Safran Foer
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent.
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MWT14795858
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 46 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780358296966
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sound
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other
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14795858
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Everything is illuminated : a novel, Jonathan Safran Foer
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Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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MWT14795858
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 46 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780358296966
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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  • c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT14795858
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
14795858
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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