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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Posted by willkay on March 6, 2012


Aleksei loved (and loves) Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer. In fact, he liked it so much that the first thing he did after finishing reading it was to start it all over again. It is the story of Oskar Schell, a nine year old boy, who lost his father in the 9/11 tragedy. He finds a key in a vase in his father’s closet, and this sets him off on an adventure around New York. He is hoping that this key will lead him to some secret about his father. The book is very emotional, and Aleksei was moved several times while reading it. His presentation was also very moving. Most members of the class have put a star on his recommendation, which means that they are going to read the book!

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5 Responses to “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”

  1. I haven’t read the book, but saw the movie. It was very endearing.

  2. Aleksei Q . said

    its very sad when i finished reading the book and the only thing that was in my mind was (read it again aleksei i know you want to) ohhhhhhhhhhh i almost forgot i havent finished reading the book ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. again and i love the long pauses that i make lol & XD

  3. Miss Tere B said

    I also put a star. I would like to read it before I watch the movie.
    Nice job Mr. Kay!

  4. […] big thank you to Mister Kay and Aleksei for reminding me to dig this book out of the reading pile! « Gayle Tzemach Lemmon […]

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