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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Author : Foer, Jonathan Safran


In a vase in a closet, a couple of years after his father died in 9/11, nine-year-old Oskar discovers a key…

The key belonged to his father, he’s sure of that. But which of New York’s 162 million locks does it open?

So begins a quest that takes Oskar – inventor, letter-writer and amateur detective – across New York’s five boroughs and into the jumbled lives of friends, relatives, and complete strangers. he gets heavy boots, he gives himself little bruises and he inches ever nearer to the heart of a family mystery that stretches back fifty years. But will it take him any closer to, or further from, his lost father?

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Format : Paperback
Condition : Like New
Edition : U.K. Edition Paperback
Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd (UK)
Date Published : 2005
ISBN : 0141025182
ISBN13 : 9780141025186

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