Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel

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A funny, uplifting novel about a boy's journey through New York in the aftermath of September 11th from one of today's most celebrated writers.

Nine-year-old Oskar Schell embarks on an urgent, secret mission that will take him through the five boroughs of New York. His goal is to find the lock that matches a mysterious key that belonged to his father, who died in the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11. This seemingly impossible task will bring Oskar into contact with survivors of all sorts of an exhilarating, affecting, often hilarious, and ultimately healing journey. With humor, tenderness, and awe, Jonathan Safran Foer confronts the traumas of our country's difficult history.

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Product # R1957-G
ISBN-13 9780606235341
ISBN-10 0606235345
Author Foer, Jonathan Safran
Grade Level 9-12
Interest Level 9-12
Fiction/Nonfiction Fiction
Lexile Level 800
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
BOM Count 0