Here I AmBook - 2016 | First edition
Over four weeks in Washington, D.C., Jacob and Julia Bloch and their three sons are forced to confront the distances between the lives they think they want and the lives they are living. A catastrophic earthquake sets in motion a quickly escalating conflict in the Middle East, and at stake is the meaning of home-- and the fundamental question of how much aliveness one can bear.
From Library Staff
Family and what it means to be Jewish, subjects of infinite complexity, are novelist Foer's preoccupation and inspiration. In his first novel in 11 years, he choreographs the disintegration of the once blissfully close marriage of architect Julia and TV writer Jacob, exploring how their changing ... Read More »