2011 One Book, One Region Selection

By Jonathan Safran Foer

Format: print

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New York Times Book Review

Interview with the Author from Mother Jones

Description from Houghton Mifflin
“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…” Read more including a reader’s guide…

Some controversy has emerged with respect to the originality of this work. Read one perspective here.

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