Evening Book Discussion

Monday, December 17th
6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM

Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

Join us as we end the year with Jonathan S. Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.

Oskar Schell, hero of this brilliant follow-up to Foer’s bestselling Everything Is Illuminated, is a nine-year-old amateur inventor, jewelry designer, astrophysicist, tambourine player and pacifist. Like the second-language narrator of Illuminated, Oskar turns his naïvely precocious vocabulary to the understanding of historical tragedy, as he searches New York for the lock that matches a mysterious key left by his father when he was killed in the September 11 attacks, a quest that intertwines with the story of his grandparents, whose lives were blighted by the firebombing of Dresden. (Publishers Weekly)

Books are available at the Circulation Desk. Here’s a look at the book…

Location: Seminar Room

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