Everything Is Illuminated: A Novel
With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man -- also named Jonathan Safran Foer -- sets out to find the woman who may or may not have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of the war; an amorous dog named Sammy Davis, Junior, Junior; and the unforgettable Alex, a young Ukrainian translator who speaks in a sublimely butchered English, Jonathan is led on a quixotic journey over a devastated landscape and into an unexpected past.
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Review: Everything Is IlluminatedUser Review - Michelle Ganter - Goodreads
I thought I was ready for more adult literature, but I was mistaken with this novel. I had a hard time getting into this book. I didn't find the writing style of Alexander as funny as some of the ... Read full review
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