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Here I am /

by Foer, Jonathan Safran.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2016Description: 571 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780241146170 (hbk).Subject(s): Dysfunctional families -- Fiction | Earthquakes -- Fiction | Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction | Domestic fictionSummary: A story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis. Over the course of three weeks in present-day Washington DC, three sons watch their parents' marriage falter and their family home fall apart. Meanwhile, a larger catastrophe is engulfing another part of the world: a massive earthquake devastates the Middle East, sparking a pan-Arab invasion of Israel. With global upheaval in the background and domestic collapse in the foreground, the author asks what is the true meaning of home? Can one man ever reconcile the conflicting duties of his many roles - husband, father, son? And how much of life can a person bear? List(s) this item appears in: ACT/Bissell Fall 2017
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Also published in the United States: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.

A story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis. Over the course of three weeks in present-day Washington DC, three sons watch their parents' marriage falter and their family home fall apart. Meanwhile, a larger catastrophe is engulfing another part of the world: a massive earthquake devastates the Middle East, sparking a pan-Arab invasion of Israel. With global upheaval in the background and domestic collapse in the foreground, the author asks what is the true meaning of home? Can one man ever reconcile the conflicting duties of his many roles - husband, father, son? And how much of life can a person bear?

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