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Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
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message 1: by Laura (new)

Laura I haven't read this one, but I did see the movie which was amazing.


message 2: by Kressel (new) - added it

Kressel Housman My sister read me the first chapter, which had me in hysterics. What a voice this character has! But she warned me that the book gets graphic and gut-wrenching, so I haven't dared to try. Now I've decided I've read Holocaust books before, so I oughtn't be scared by another one.

May G-d spare the world from future holocausts on all people.


message 3: by Laura (new)

Laura Jonathan Safran Foer is an amazing writer. He's also married to Nicola Strauss, who co-wrote the Nanny diaries.

It takes place in modern time, but Jonathan goes to Israel to meet his grandfather. Amazing story.


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