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Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, natural historian, percussionist, romantic, Great Explorer, jeweller, detective, vegan, and collector of butterflies. When his father is killed in the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Centre, Oskar sets out to solve the mystery of a key he discovers in his father's closet. It is a search which leads him into the lives of strangers, through the five boroughs of New York, into history, to the bombings of Dresden and Hiroshima, and on an inward journey which brings him ever closer to some kind of peace.Biografía del autor:
Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of Everything Is Illuminated, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Eating Animals and Here I Am. He has also edited a new modern edition of the sacred Jewish Haggadah. Everything Is Illuminated won several literary prizes, including the National Jewish Book Award and the Guardian First Book Award. He edited the anthology A Convergence of Birds: Original Fiction and Poetry Inspired by the Work of Joseph Cornell, and his stories have been published in the Paris Review, Conjunctions and the New Yorker. Jonathan Safran Foer teaches Creative Writing at New York University.
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Descripción Hamish Hamilton London, 2005. Hardcover. Condición: New. Limited Edition... SIGNED AND NUMBERED, slipcased special limited edition, 1000 copies only, of which this is number 449. The second - brilliant - novel by the author of EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED, the story of a nine-year-old boy who is searching through the five boroughs of New York to find a lock that fits a key which belonged to his father, who died in the despicable and fanatical fascistic Islamic attack on the New York World Trade Center on 9/11. Basis for the remarkable Stephen Daldry film. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0. Signed by Author(s). Nº de ref. del artículo: ABE-6645906701