From the Publisher
Jonathan Safran Foer emerged as one of the most original
writers of his generation with his best-selling debut novel,
Everything Is Illuminated. Now, with humor, tenderness, and awe, he
confronts the traumas of our recent history.
Nine-year-old Oskar Schell has embarked 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 on an exhilarating,
affecting, often hilarious, and ultimately healing journey.
About the Author
JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER is the author of the novels
Everything is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and
Incredibly Close, and a work of nonfiction, Eating
Animals. His books have won numerous awards and have been
translated into 36 languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Format: Trade Paperback
Published: April 3, 2006
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0618711651
ISBN - 13: 9780618711659