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Here I am, Jonathan Safran Foer

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Here I am
Title
Here I am
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Jonathan Safran Foer
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Language
eng
Summary
"In the book of Genesis, when God calls out, "Abraham!" to order him to sacrifice his son Isaac, Abraham responds, "Here I am." Later, when Isaac calls out, "My father!" to ask him why there is no animal to slaughter, Abraham responds, "Here I am." How do we fulfill our conflicting duties as father, husband, and son; wife and mother; child and adult? Jew and American? How can we claim our own identities when our lives are linked so closely to others'? These are the questions at the heart of Jonathan Safran Foer's first novel in eleven years... Unfolding over four tumultuous weeks, in present-day Washington, D.C., [this book] is the story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis."--
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Title
Here I am
Creator
Summary
A tale told over four tumultuous weeks in present-day Washington, D.C traces the fracturing of a family in crisis when the three sons of Jacob and Julia confront the paradoxes between the lives they think they want and the lives they are actually living
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Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2016
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10524466
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.O38
LC item number
H47 2016
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Jonathan Safran Foer
Here I am, Jonathan Safran Foer
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Here I am, Jonathan Safran Foer
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Dust jacket
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ocn944014180
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
571 pages
Isbn
9780374280024
Lccn
2016007096
System control number
(OCoLC)944014180

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